Aloha Pineapple and Ham Pasta Salad
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Pineapple and Ham – an unexpected twist to pasta salad.
Recipe type: Pasta Salad
Serves: 8 serving
  • 8 ounce pasta ( approx. 2 ½ cups)
  • 8 ounce can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 2 cups ham, diced
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  1. Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions for al dente. Do not overcook.
  2. Dice red pepper. (can substitute any sweet pepper)
  3. Dice ham into small pieces and thinly slice onion.
  4. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, honey, garlic powder and pineapple juice in medium sized bowl to make dressing.
  5. Add vegetables and ham to dressing.
  6. Drain pasta, rinse with cold water and cool. Stir into vegetable and dressing mixture.
  7. Cover and refrigerate two to three hours before serving.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at