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Cucumber and Dill Pasta Salad

The perfect side dish
Photo courtesy of Hood

No summer cookout is complete without pasta salad, and this recipe is one to boot. In just 15 minutes you'll have a cold dish that your guests will love. 

Recipe courtesy of Hood


  • 12 Ounces rotini pasta (regular or whole grain) 
  • 2 Cups Hood® Cottage Cheese with Cucumber & Dill
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 Cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 Cup fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until just al dente. Drain pasta and rinse with cold water. Meanwhile, combine cottage cheese, onion, tomatoes, cucumber, dill and black pepper in a large bowl. Add pasta to vegetable mixture and stir until combined. Serve immediately at room temperature or refrigerate until ready to serve.