Share:

Cold Pasta Salad Recipes

Looking for recipes for cold pasta salad? Taste of Home has the best cold pasta salad recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Seashell Pasta Salad

Seashell Pasta Salad

Seashell Pasta Salad

I frequently rely on this easy, crowd-pleasing pasta salad. With plenty of colorful veggies, it goes over big every time I serve it.—Renee Durell, Fairy Glen, Saskatchewan

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad for Two

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad for Two

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad for Two

"My local supermarket deli carried a great pasta salad but kept the recipe a secret," says Leanne Royce of Appleton, Wisconsin. "I was determined to duplicate it at home and created this version."

Old-Fashioned Chicken Macaroni Salad

Old-Fashioned Chicken Macaroni Salad

Old-Fashioned Chicken Macaroni Salad

"My sister gave me the recipe for this creamy pasta salad about 25 years ago," Nola Erbe jots from Lodi, Wisconsin. "It's great to make for watching football games on TV. I serve it with potato chips, celery and pickles.
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

BLT in a Bowl

BLT in a Bowl

BLT in a Bowl

Velma Jenness of Marcus, Iowa created this hearty pasta medley that’s sure to become a staple.

Fruity Crab Pasta Salad

Fruity Crab Pasta Salad

Fruity Crab Pasta Salad

A sweet ginger dressing spices up this tasty medley of oranges, grapes, crabmeat and pasta. “It’s an ideal warm-weather entree,” says Darlene Jurek of Foley, Minnesota.

Quick Crab Pasta Salad

Quick Crab Pasta Salad

Quick Crab Pasta Salad

This medley of crab, pasta and vegetables in a creamy dressing make this a special salad for company as well as everyday. —Estelle Hardin, Kanab, Utah

Broccoli and Cheese Tortellini Salad

Broccoli and Cheese Tortellini Salad

Broccoli and Cheese Tortellini Salad

"After tasting this wonderful side dish at a potluck, I had to have more, so I experimented with lightening it up," Tiffany Anderson-Taylor explains from Gulfport, Florida. "It ended up tasting as good as the original."

Cheddar-Apple Turkey Salad

Cheddar-Apple Turkey Salad

Cheddar-Apple Turkey Salad

Whenever Luci Knepper of Salem, Ohio takes this colorful salad to a ladies luncheon, she gets compliments. "Even my son loves this...and he doesn't care for either cheese or sour cream. The apples add interest and a little crunch...and you can easily substitute cooked chicken for the turkey," she suggests.

Macaroni Bean Salad

Macaroni Bean Salad

Macaroni Bean Salad

Two types of store-bought beans, a convenient can of olives and lots of cheese make this easy pasta salad, shared by Sandra Gordon of Emmett, Idaho, a cinch to assemble at home. With a creamy dressing, it's a festive medley that's sure to earn praise at potlucks. TIP: Try other small pasta noodles, and for a fancier look, serve it on a bed of Bibb lettuce.

Greek Tortellini Salad

Greek Tortellini Salad

Greek Tortellini Salad

A bold homemade dressing gives this pasta salad a burst of flavor. Watch it disappear from your buffet table. —Sue Braunschweig, Delafield, Wisconsin

Creamy Italian Spiral Salad

Creamy Italian Spiral Salad

Creamy Italian Spiral Salad

I have accumulated some delicious recipes that serve large numbers, like this colorful and delicious pasta salad. The flavors blend so well, and there's plenty of creamy dressing. -Marlene Muckenhirn Delano, Minnesota
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT