Italian Pasta Salad Recipes

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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

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...


21 Italian Pasta Salad Recipes

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


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...


Creamy Italian Spiral Salad

4 reviews

I have accumulated some delicious recipes that serve large numbers, like this colorful and delicious pasta salad. The flavors blend...

Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad

14 reviews

Who says summer meals have to be complicated? We love this tangy, simple and tasty salad on warm summer nights....


Sweet-Sour Pasta Salad

9 reviews

Fresh garden vegetables add color and crunch to this attractive salad. Its pleasant vinaigrette-type dressing is sparked with ground mustard...

Potluck Antipasto Pasta Salad

13 reviews

I love trying new recipes, and this one for Italian pasta salad tops all other varieties I've tried. With beans,...


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Pasta Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

4 reviews

This pasta salad is frequently requested at family get-togethers. The poppy seed dressing is also delicious in coleslaw or with...


Italian Broccoli Pasta Salad

"I've served this dish at our children's graduation parties, and everyone has asked for the recipe," Loretta Conrey notes from...


Pasta with Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

1 review

During the summer season, I like to prepare this pasta salad featuring garden-fresh tomatoes and basil. Fresh mozzarella adds a...

Easy Pasta Salad for a Crowd

5 reviews

Spinach, peppers and onions mingle with tangy feta cheese in this simple pasta salad. Feel free to make it ahead...


Seafood Macaroni Salad

1 review

This refreshing salad is always well received, especially in summer. My mother said the recipe just "evolved", because she kept...


Penne Pasta Salad

8 reviews

I came up with this recipe one day while experimenting in my kitchen. This salad makes a great side dish...


Garden Pesto Pasta Salad

4 reviews

My family and I live on a homestead in the Missouri Ozarks and produce much of our own food. In...


Balsamic Chicken Pasta Salad

39 reviews

I love all the colors and flavors of this quick and easy dish and serve it often in summer, to...

Summertime Pasta Salad

14 reviews

Nothing says summer quite like a cool pasta salad with loads of vegetables! Best of all, this recipe calls for...


Pizza Salad

13 reviews

A fun summer dish, this is a different salad that tastes as good as it looks. I love to take...


Pearl Pasta Salad

3 reviews

I was served this salad at a hotel in Sacramento and just loved it. Here’s my version. It’s great to...


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California Pasta Salad

35 reviews

As far as cold pasta salad recipes go, this is one of the best. Not only does it travel...


Corn Pasta Salad

3 reviews

After tasting this cool salad at a family reunion, I immediately asked for the recipe. It has tricolor pasta, sweet...


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Homemade Antipasto Salad

33 reviews

This colorful antipasto salad is a tasty crowd-pleaser. Guests love the homemade dressing, which is a nice change from bottled...


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Contest-Winning Picnic Pasta Salad

25 reviews

My family's not big on traditional pasta salads made with mayonnaise, so when I served this colorful version that uses...


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Deli-Style Pasta Salad

17 reviews

Pasta provides a base for this tongue-tingling make-ahead salad. It has lots of fresh and satisfying ingredients topped with a...


Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

4 reviews

During the summer, my family often requests this recipe—especially our 19-year-old (we also have a 15-year-old and a 14-year-old). Simply...

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Pepperoni-Artichoke Pasta Salad

5 reviews

Everyone loves a good pasta salad, and this one will make ’em feel like you fussed. Convenient store-bought dressing, artichoke...


Italian Basil Pasta Salad

25 reviews

Ready for a big bite of summertime? Pass around this garden-fresh pasta salad. I'd suggest serving it at your next...


Pizza Pasta Salad

6 reviews

This pasta salad is a popular addition to summer menus. My children love this salad.—Danielle Carpenter, Vienna, West Virginia


Farmers Market Orzo Salad

3 reviews

Orzo is a tiny pasta shaped like rice. We use it as a base for veggies, lemony vinaigrette and cheeses...


Marinated Italian Pasta Salad

2 reviews

When I have guests coming over or a busy day ahead, I like to make this salad because I prepare...


Deli-Style Italian Pasta Salad

6 reviews

When I'm having weekend guests, I make this salad the day before they arrive. The flavors blend wonderfully when it...