Slimming World’s fruity pasta salad Recipe

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30 min

This fresh, citrusy Slimming World’s fruity pasta salad makes a delicious light lunch any time of the year and is ideal picnic food or a lunch box filler. You’ll be surprised how well orange, apples and grapes go with pasta in this inventive dish. This recipe serves 4 people and takes about 30 mins to make. This colourful, vibrant salad is made with oranges, apples and celery. It’s light, sweet and full of flavour – plus it count towards your 5-a-day too. If you have any leftovers store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 day.


  • For the dressing:
  • 6 level tbsp extra light mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1tsp runny honey
  • 1 level tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 3tbsp each of finely chopped fresh chives and dill
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the salad:
  • 300g dried short-shaped pasta
  • 2 oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 2 red apples, cored and roughly chopped
  • 50g each of green and red seedless grapes
  • 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced
  • 6 spring onions, sliced


  • Make the dressing by mixing together all the ingredients in a large salad bowl. Season to taste and set aside.

  • Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Drain well.

  • Add the pasta to the salad bowl with the remaining salad ingredients.

  • Pour over the dressing and toss gently to mix well.

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The salad can be chilled until ready to serve and will keep up to 1 day, so make some extra and pack lunchboxes with this healthy salad the next day