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Pasta Salad with Goat Cheese Vinaigrette


6 to 8

prep time:

10 mins

cook time:

10 mins

Total time:

20 mins




  • Goat Cheese Vinaigrette

  • Vermont Creamery Classic Goat Cheese

    8 oz

  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons white wine or champagne vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • pasta salad fixings

  • 1 pound your favorite pasta, cooked

  • 1 red onion, diced

  • ¼ cup capers

  • 2 cucumbers, chopped

  • 1 small head of celery, chopped

  • 1 bunch dill, chopped

  • ½ bunch parsley, chopped

  • small bunch scallions, chopped

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • zest of one lemon


to make the goat cheese vinaigrette

  1. Combine goat cheese, vinegar, mustard and salt in food processor. Slowly drizzle in oil; puree, adding water 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency. Add water 1 tablespoons at a time as needed. Transfer goat cheese vinaigrette to large bowl.

to make the pasta salad

  1. Add all ingredients to bowl with goat cheese vinaigrette and toss to combine. Add salt, pepper and lemon zest to taste.

recipe notes:

This recipe was adapted from Daniela Gerson's Potato Salad Recipe, linked here.