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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    Cranberry Orzo Spinach Salad

    My daughter-in-law's sister brought a salad to a family function, and I immediately fell in love with it. When I got home, I created my own version of what is now the cranberry orzo spinach salad. With its citrusy vinaigrette, briny capers, salty feta and sweet-tart dried cranberries, it's the perfect combination of flavors. —Jennifer Nystrom, Pooler, Georgia

    Soy-Ginger Ramen Slaw

    This crunchy soy-ginger ramen slaw is a refreshing side dish that complements a lot of main dishes, especially grilled meats...


    Strawberry Feta Fusilli Salad

    Strawberry season is bountiful in Ohio, and new dishes are always welcome. I brought this strawberry feta fusilli salad to...


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    Pasta Salad

    It's so easy to mix and match ingredients in pasta salad recipes. Try this with different veggies, cheese and vinaigrette...


    Mexican Macaroni Salad

    Enjoy this easy twist on macaroni salad for a lunchtime change of pace. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Tangy Macaroni Salad

    Classic macaroni salad is a potluck staple. It can be made ahead, transports easily and is the perfect side for...


    Tuna Macaroni Salad

    Pack this classic salad for a picnic or workplace lunch. For best results, allow the salad to sit in the...

    Filipino Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    This Filipino macaroni salad is always on the buffet table at family parties. It's such a sweet and unique combination...


    Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

    4 reviews

    This macaroni salad mixes the cooked egg yolks into the mayonnaise dressing to give it that classic deviled egg taste....


    Amish Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    This Amish macaroni salad is a crowd favorite. It's supposed to be sweet, but you can lessen the sugar to...


    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,...

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    Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

    5 reviews

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


    One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

    16 reviews

    I love this cozy dish because it is ready in 30 minutes and is full of healthy ingredients—it has everything...


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    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....


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    15 Healthy Pasta Salads

    These healthy pasta salad recipes are packed with fresh produce, lean protein and good fats.


    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;...

    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...


    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

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


    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    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....


    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    1 review

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


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    1 review

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


    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...


    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 Taco Macaroni Salad

    4 reviews

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

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