Simple pasta salad with mayonnaise, ham and tomatoes

Simple pasta salad with mayonnaise, ham and tomatoes

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Simple pasta salad with mayonnaise, ham and tomatoes

Simple pasta salad with mayonnaise

Simple salad with pasta and tomatoes is a great hearty dish when there is no time for long cooking. A delicious mayonnaise-based dressing makes it more refined and unusual.

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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Course Side dishes
Cuisine German recipes
Servings 6 person
Calories 543 kcal



  • 200 g mayonnaise
  • 50 ml lemon juice
  • 1,5 tbsp lemon peel
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 75 ml olive oil
  • 1/3 tsp salt


  • 340 g pasta
  • 100 g ham or bacon optional
  • 1 to mato
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • 2 tsp salt
  • parsley to garnish



  • In a dressing mixing cup, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, thyme and salt.
  • Stir with a mixer and add olive oil in small portions.
  • Stir the dressing until it turns white.

Pasta salad

  • Cook the pasta in salted water until soft.
  • Drain the water and rinse the pasta with cold water.
  • Cut the ham or bacon into very small pieces.
  • Fry in a pan over high heat for 6-8 minutes.
  • Cut the tomato into cubes.
  • In a large bowl, add cooked pasta, ham, diced tomato and lemon mayonnaise dressing and stir well.
  • Sprinkle the pasta salad with finely chopped parsley and serve.


  • Dressing cup
  • Hand blender
  • Pot
  • Knife
  • cutting board
  • Pan
  • stirring spatula
  • Pasta strainer
  • Salad bowl
  • Stirring spoon


Calories: 543kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 7gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 1997mgPotassium: 218mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 679IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 2mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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