Healthy Greek Yogurt Pasta with Ham and Peas by Katie Webster | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

healthy pasta salad with ham and peas

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


There is only one thing better than creamy pasta salad with ham and peas, and that one thing is a healthier version made with Greek yogurt and whole-wheat pasta. So meet my Healthy Pasta Salad with Ham and Peas. It’ ready in just 30 minutes, so it’s perfect for all your summer cook-outs!



  • 4 cups farfalle pasta, whole-grain or gluten-free if desired (10.5 ounces)
  • 1 cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped dill
  • 1 teaspoon chopped tarragon
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 cup finely diced ham
  • 1 cup finely diced celery hearts
  • ½ cup finely chopped scallions


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain thoroughly. Run cold water over the pasta to cool.
  2. Meanwhile whisk Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar, Dijon, salt, dill, tarragon, and pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Add the cooked pasta to the Greek yogurt mixture and toss to coat. Add peas, ham, celery and scallions. Toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 24 hours in advance. Stir again before serving.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 202
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 296 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 32 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Cholesterol: 10 mg

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