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Spicy Horseradish Pasta Salad

Spicy Horseradish Pasta Salad pairs the flavor of horseradish with pepperoncini peppers for a pasta salad that really has some bite.
Course Side Dish
Servings 8
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 pound pasta, cooked to al dente in salted water
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup prepared horseradish
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pepperoncini peppers
  • 1/4 cup juice from jar of pepperoncini peppers
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cooked peas
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded parmesan cheese


  • Place cooked pasta in a large bowl. 
  • In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sour cream, horseradish, pepperoncini peppers, pepper juice, black pepper, crushed red pepper, and garlic salt.
  • Add mayonnaise mixture to bowl with pasta along with remaining ingredients. Mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours. If desired, stir in 1/4 cup mayonnaise just before serving.


Use macaroni, baby farfalle, small shells, or corkscrew pasta.