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...


    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...


    Garden Pasta Salad

    This salad includes not only garden vegetables but pasta too. It is a great side dish to any meal.—Bernard Bellin,...

    Connie’s Tortellini Salad

    3 reviews

    Toss satisfying cheese tortellini and mozzarella with refreshing veggies for a substantial potluck salad. Sometimes I keep a bowl of...


    Almond-Apricot Chicken Salad

    6 reviews

    Here's a one-of-a-kind pasta salad that combines tender chicken, sweet apricots and crunchy vegetables. Plus, the lemony dressing can't be...

    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 Tortellini Salad

    This original recipe included flavors that family and friends love to eat. I usually serve it with warm for dinner...


    Creamy Vegetable Pasta Salad

    1 review

    It's always fun to incorporate the vegetables we grow in our garden into different dishes. This salad not only gives...


    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...

    Broccoli Tortellini Salad

    3 reviews

    "This tried-and-true salad is simple to toss together and convenient since you make it ahead," reports May Sisk Hazlet, New...


    Salami N Shells Salad

    4 reviews

    In New Berlin, Wisconsin, Carol Smith tosses a hearty blend of ingredients that our taste testers ranked"a cut above any...


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    Deli-Style Pasta Salad

    15 reviews

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


    California Pasta Salad

    34 reviews

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


    Simple Italian Pasta Salad

    1 review

    When it comes to pleasing a crowd at a potluck, my change-of-pace pasta salad does the trick. The colorful medley...

    Chicken & Tortellini Spinach Salad

    Not only is this attractive salad easy to make, but it is, delicious, light and filling as well.—Michelle Ashton, St....


    Witch’s Cauldron Tortellini

    2 reviews

    This is an easy salad to make for your gathering—orange peppers certainly add a Halloween flair. For a fun presenatation,...


    Italian Pasta Salad

    12 reviews

    This zesty Italian pasta salad recipe combines vegetables and pasta in a creamy dressing. Refreshing and filling, this change-of-pace salad...


    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...


    Farmers Market Orzo Salad

    2 reviews

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


    Minestrone Pasta Salad

    2 reviews

    "My husband's favorite soup is minestrone...but during warmer weather, we enjoy this pasta salad," writes Rosemary Swope of Springfield, Missouri....


    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...


    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...

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    A Twist on Pasta Salad

    1 review

    "I lightened up this recipe i found on the back of a pasta box many years ago," writes Pat Morris,...


    Tortellini Spinach Salad

    1 review

    In Naperville, Illinois, Janet DuBau creates a unique salad by tossing bright green spinach leaves with delicious cheese tortellini and...


    Salami Pasta Salad

    46 reviews

    The first time I tasted this delicious salad was at my wedding, and I recall, even in the blur of...


    Pasta Salad Plus

    4 reviews

    "When it comes to pleasing a crowd at a picnic or other summer gathering, this colorful pasta and veggie salad...


    Homemade Pasta Salad

    1 review

    I like to serve this colorful salad over a bed of leafy green lettuce for a pretty look. With its...


    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...