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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      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. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California

      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...

      Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

      1 review

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

      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....

      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...

      Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

      5 reviews

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

      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

      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

      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 barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...

      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...

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      21 Small-Batch Pasta Salads

      Take a bite out of summer with these small pasta salad recipes! They're perfect for intimate cookouts with six people...

      25 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.

      28 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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      21 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...

      21 Italian Pasta Salad Recipes

      These Italian pasta salads, which are packed with flavor, are a must for your next picnic or backyard BBQ.

      5 Crave-Worthy Spaghetti Salad Recipes

      What makes salad better? Adding a heaping pile of spaghetti, of course. Our spaghetti salad recipes are absolutely crave-worthy!

      Southwestern Pasta Salad

      8 reviews

      I created this southwestern pasta salad for a friend who owns a catering business. I was told it was a...

      Grilled Chicken Ramen Salad

      1 review

      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...

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      Vegan Macaroni Salad

      All the classic flavors come through in this vegan macaroni salad, from the pickle relish to the ground mustard. The...

      38 Pasta Salad Recipes For a Crowd

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

      25 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...

      17 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.