Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad with Cheddar and Hardboiled Eggs

Toss penne with smoked turkey, sharp Cheddar, hard-boiled eggs and a creamy lemon dressing.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/3 cup mayonnaise

3 tablespoons sour cream

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

8 ounces dried penne

1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar

1 cup diced smoked turkey

2 hardboiled eggs, chopped

1/2 cup shredded carrots

1/4 cup thinly sliced celery


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Whisk the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper together in a large bowl.
  3. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook according to the package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool. Add to the bowl with the dressing.
  4. Add the Cheddar, turkey, eggs, carrots and celery to the bowl and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. The pasta salad is best if served right away.
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