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

1 review

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


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...


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,...


Italian Spaghetti Salad

7 reviews

This attractive, fresh-tasting Italian spaghetti salad recipe can conveniently be prepared the night before. It makes enough for a crowd!...

Tomato and Basil Couscous Salad

2 reviews

It’s hard to believe that tossing a few pantry ingredients with summer’s fresh best can yield such a lovely salad....


Deli Pasta Salad with Veggies

2 reviews

This salad is wonderful for a crowd. Men love the robust flavor, women enjoy the colorful vegetables and kids gobble...

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...


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...


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

Tortellini Vegetable Salad

2 reviews

Not only is this salad wonderfully colorful, it takes very little time to prepare. I like to serve it for...


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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...


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...


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...


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...

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...


Pasta & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad

3 reviews

The beauty of this sun-dried tomato pasta salad is that it can be served warm or cold. It's an ideal...


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...


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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...


Sweet Pepper Pesto Pasta

3 reviews

What’s a family gathering or potluck without at least one pasta salad? This one's great freshly made or for several...


Balsamic Chicken Pasta Salad

38 reviews

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


Pepperoni Pasta Salad

19 reviews

Using zesty Italian salad dressing is an easy way to add a lot of flavor to this pasta salad with...


Patriotic Pasta

4 reviews

A popular side dish for our Independence Day menu, this hearty pasta salad is practically a meal in itself. It...


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....

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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...


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...


Potluck Pasta Salad

2 reviews

“This dish is a hit and it keeps beautifully in the refrigerator for days,” says Erika Shupe of Mount Vernon,...


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...


Pesto Tortellini Salad

3 reviews

“I came up with this recipe when I tried recreating a pasta salad I had at a wedding rehearsal," says...