Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a perfect light meal. From Italian pasta salad to combinations with chicken or pesto, these easy recipes all include a flavorful pasta salad dressing.

See Popular Pasta Salad Recipes

Italian Basil, Tomato, and Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

This fresh side salad recipe, perfect for a potluck or cookout, uses lots of basil. Make it when basil is in full supply, in the garden or at the market, during the height of summer.

Fruity Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

Save last-minute preparation time by hulling and quartering the strawberries ahead; store them in a separate container. For the salad, choose a white or clear poppy seed dressing to show off fresh colors.

A-B-C Pasta Salad

Parents

Since you cook the noodles and veggies at the same time, this vitamin Apacked side is good to go in 15 minutes. Take extra dressing to the picnic in case the pasta dries out.

Seared Tuna Pasta Salad

Diabetic Living
Total: 40 mins
Total: 15 mins

Greek Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

The fresh herbs, vegetables, and olives that characterize Greek cuisine are tossed with pasta in this sprightly salad recipe. Feta cheese gives it a tangy finish.

Angel Hair Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

Loaded with vegetables, this pasta side salad recipe makes enough to take to a potluck or party.

Zesty Ravioli Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Uncooked refrigerated ravioli are dipped in egg, coated in bread crumbs, and fried until super-crisp. Serve them in salad greens.

Citrus Tuna Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

This pasta salad recipe is a fiver-rich complete meal, with vegetables, tuna, and cheese.

Curried Chicken and Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This hearty chicken-pasta dinner salad takes on worldly flavors of papaya and curry. Choose a fresh papaya--free from bruises and soft spots--that is at least half yellow and feels somewhat soft when pressed. If it feels firm, ripen at room temperature 3 to 5 days until yellow to yellow-orange.

Total: 40 mins

Macaroni Salad

Midwest Living

A picnic favorite, this lightened-up version is dressed in a lemony yogurt and mustard sauce. Green beans and spinach make it a healthy side dish ready in 25 minutes.

Total: 25 mins

Reunion Noodle Salad

Midwest Living

Macaroni Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

A picnic favorite, this lightened-up version is dressed in a lemony yogurt and mustard sauce. Green beans and spinach make it a healthy side dish ready in 25 minutes.

Total: 25 mins

Spinach Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

Basil, prosciutto, and pine nuts pack plenty of flavor into this cool side-dish salad.

Italian Basil, Tomato, and Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This fresh side salad recipe, perfect for a potluck or cookout, uses lots of basil. Make it when basil is in full supply, in the garden or at the market, during the height of summer.

Seven Layer Noodle Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

To make this layered potluck salad into a main dish salad, add a layer of cooked shrimp or chicken.

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