5 Ingredients or Fewer

Parmesan Pea Pasta Salad

Photo by Karrie / Tasty Ever After
Author Notes

This is probably the easiest pasta salad recipe in the world. Takes just 15 minutes to make and contains only 4 ingredients! Easy, fast, simple, and perfect for your Fourth of July cookout party or family dinner. —Karrie / Tasty Ever After

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 6-8 servings
  • 1 pound bite-size pasta
  • 1 cup good quality mayonnaise, homemade or store bought
  • 1 1/2 cups green peas, fresh or frozen
  • 2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
In This Recipe
  1. Boil pasta according to package directions until al dente. The last 2 minutes of the pasta's cooking time, throw in the green peas. Boil the peas and pasta for the last 2 minutes, then drain and let cool.
  2. Place the cooled pasta and peas in a large bowl, add the mayonnaise and Parmesan cheese. Mix until thoroughly combined, cover, and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve

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