Wow-y Maui Pasta Salad

Try this flavorful side dish with the Hawaiian Huli Huli Chicken  or it’s perfect for a summer party!


  • 2 C dry whole-wheat rotini (spiral) pasta (8 oz)
  • 1 C fresh or frozen snow peapods, sliced thinly on an angle (julienned)
  • ½ C cucumber, peeled and diced
  • ¼ C carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (8 oz) pineapple chunks in juice, diced; set aside ¼ C juice
  • ½ C fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives, rinsed, dried, and chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, rinsed, dried, and chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper


1. In a 4-quart saucepan, bring 3 quarts of water to a boil
over high heat. Add pasta, and cook until tender, about
8 minutes. Drain, cool, and set aside.
2. In the meantime, place peapods in a microwavable dish,
add enough water to keep moist, and microwave for
1–2 minutes, or until warm.
3. Meanwhile, combine the remaining ingredients together in
a separate bowl, and toss gently.
4. Add cooked pasta and peapods, and toss gently to coat
the pasta.
5. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for later use.


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