Loaded with fresh fruit and herbs, this creamy, pleasantly sweet pasta salad will become one of your favorite summer recipes.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Dressing:

Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain and set aside.

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  • Mix apples, figs, onion, basil, black olives, mint, and garlic together in a large bowl.

  • Whisk mayonnaise, Pecorino Romano cheese, sour cream, sugar, vinegar, lime zest and juice, salt, and pepper together in a separate bowl.

  • Add cooked rotini to apple mixture, stir, and pour dressing on top. Mix well and refrigerate, covered, for at least 30 minutes. Serve chilled.

Cook's Note:

Parmesan cheese may be substituted for Pecorino Romano.

Nutrition Facts

241 calories; protein 4.6g 9% DV; carbohydrates 26.9g 9% DV; fat 13.4g 21% DV; cholesterol 10.7mg 4% DV; sodium 174mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition