Pasta Salad Recipes

Pasta salads are a hit at potlucks and picnics or a simple weeknight meal. Find easy and healthy options for pasta salad recipes including Italian, chicken, tortellini, pesto, macaroni, tuna, and more.

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    Amish Macaroni Salad

    This Amish macaroni salad is a crowd favorite. It's supposed to be sweet, but you can lessen the sugar to suit your taste. Garnish with sliced hard-boiled eggs and paprika, if desired. —Mishelle Johnson, Wyoming, Michigan

    Grilled Peach Couscous Salad

    3 reviews

    You'll feel inspired at the farmers market with the recipe for this couscous salad in tow. Grilled peaches and limes...

    Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

    3 reviews

    I had to figure out how to make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad at home because my husband was getting tired of...

    Minestrone-Style Shrimp Salad

    This shrimp salad is the perfect dish to serve as a small dinner for two. It's very light and refreshing....

    20 Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes You’ll Love

    Packed with fresh produce and seasonal flavors, these healthy pasta salad recipes are a delicious addition to your menu.

    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie...

    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    8 reviews

    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...

    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....

    Spam Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    I have always loved Spam, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....

    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...

    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...

    Chicken Taco Macaroni Salad

    3 reviews

    I like to give macaroni salad a taco twist. Rotisserie chicken makes it quick. I'll often serve this dish as...

    Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido,...

    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...

    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of tang, so I created this barbecue macaroni salad. Not too much—just a hint of...

    How to Make Pasta Salad

    It's so easy to learn how to make pasta salad. All you need is your favorite pasta shape, a tasty...

    26 New Ways to Make Pasta Salad

    Tired of the same old pasta salad? Get adventurous with your next batch and try one of these delicious recipes.

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    30 Pasta Salads Perfect for Memorial Day

    We look forward to these summer pasta salad recipes every May.

    12 Easy Pasta Salad Ideas

    No matter what flavor profile you’re in the mood for, we’ll show you how to make pasta salad the right...

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    22 Easy Pasta Salads Prepped in 20 Minutes or Less

    Don't spend all day getting ready for a picnic. These quick and easy pasta salad recipes require just 20 minutes...

    Grilled Chicken Ramen Salad

    2 reviews

    I love this chicken ramen salad because it's a complete meal in one bowl. Everyone loves when it's on the...

    Fresh Summer Pasta Salad

    1 review

    While preparing lunch, I made this summer pasta salad for dinner. It was fast and easy; delicious and colorful. We...

    Confetti Macaroni Salad

    The bits of bright red and green in this easy macaroni salad remind me of fun confetti. The inspiration for...

    40 Pasta Salad Recipes For a Crowd

    These pasta salads serve at least 8, so bring them to your biggest gatherings.

    26 Crowd-Favorite Fourth of July Pasta Salads

    It wouldn't be a Fourth of July picnic without pasta salad. Bring these crowd-size beauties to the buffet, and get...

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    16 Chicken Pasta Salad Recipes We Love

    From potlucks to parties, pasta salad is always a hit. Let these chicken pasta salad recipes wow the crowd at...

    Orzo with Feta and Arugula

    3 reviews

    In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is...

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    26 of Our Best Macaroni Salad Recipes

    Our best macaroni salad recipes range from classic combos to fun new favorites.

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    24 Pasta Salads Like Grandma Used to Make

    Looking for pasta salad ideas for a BBQ or picnic? Look no further than Grandma's recipe box.

    Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

    5 reviews

    I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...

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    Summer Salad by the Lake

    4 reviews

    I came up with this recipe to show appreciation to all the teachers at my son’s school. The dish had...