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20+ Super Easy Pasta Salad Recipes

Pasta salads are such a great dish to bring to any party or barbeque. The great thing about them is that they are so easy to make and can be very versatile. Most of these pasta salads can be also be eaten hot, which is a win in my book.

Below we’ve rounded up 20+ pasta salad recipes.

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1. Bruschetta Pasta Salad

This Bruschetta Pasta Salad is a perfect summer side dish. Loaded with tomatoes, basil, parmesan cheese, and noodles this salad is a must-make dish!


2. Creamy Cheddar Macaroni Salad

This Creamy Cheddar Macaroni Salad is the perfect summer pasta salad.

It’s loaded with peppers, celery, onions, chunks of cheddar cheese and elbow noodles, all covered in a tangy sour cream dressing.

Simple, quick and so delicious!


3. Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad is a quick and easy recipe perfect for a game day party or a summer picnic.

Tender pasta is tossed with a creamy buffalo sauce and fresh vegetables all topped off with crumbled blue cheese for a side dish bursting with flavor and crunch!


4. Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

This 5-Ingredient Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad is quick and easy to make, and a delicious sweet and savory addition to any meal.


5. Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad

This yummy Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad is a delicious twist on a potluck classic.

It is quick to prepare using common ingredients, the Asian flavors in this colorful pasta salad really pop.

This easy summer side salad recipe will be your go-to for barbecues this season!


6. Tuscan Tortellini Salad


7. Asparagus Ravioli Pasta Salad

Fresh vegetables, cheesy ravioli, and bottled pesto make for an amazing, easy, and oh so flavorful, asparagus ravioli pasta salad!

Eat it hot or cold.


8. Mediterranean Pasta Salad

This Mediterranean Pasta Salad recipe is quick and easy to make, it’s tossed with a zesty lemon-herb vinaigrette, and it’s always a crowd-pleaser!


9. Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese pasta salad made with juicy tomatoes, marinated fresh mozzarella cheese, fragrant fresh basil, and a mouthwatering homemade Italian herb vinaigrette!

10. Taco Pasta Salad

Taco pasta salad is a delicious pasta salad made with Mexican flavors, seasoned ground beef, crunchy nacho cheese chips, and a delicious creamy dressing! Perfect for a summer potluck or BBQ!

11. Macaroni Salad Recipe

This easy macaroni salad recipe has a secret ingredient that gives it the best flavor.

Plus, this classic recipe is a great addition to any summer gathering and it’s crowd-friendly.


12. Pizza Pasta Salad

Pizza Pasta Salad has all the flavors of a delicious pizza in a pasta salad. Mini pepperonis, olives, green bell pepper, cubes of cheese, tomato – all tossed in a vinaigrette.

Warm up the leftovers of this Pizza Pasta Salad with marinara sauce for another meal.


13. Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad

Deviled egg pasta salad with macaroni. Light on the mayo and big on flavor, this dish is a hit at cookouts or summer gatherings!

Also, a great way to use leftover hard-boiled eggs.


14. Ramen Noodle Salad

Sweet, tangy, crunchy Asian Ramen Noodle Salad is a great side dish for summer potlucks, barbecues, or to serve with your dinner any day of the week.


15. Summer Veggie Pasta Salad

This fresh summer veggie pasta salad is a great way to use up all of those vegetables from the garden.

It’s a cinch to make and the perfect side dish to take to BBQs and parties!


16. Pistachio Pesto Pasta Salad

This Pistachio Pesto Pasta Salad is the perfect make-ahead dish for summer gatherings.

It’s easy to customize with your favorite add-ins, and it tastes SO fresh and delicious.


17. Smoked Salmon Pasta Salad with Asparagus

Smoked Salmon Pasta Salad with roasted asparagus and a creamy pesto sauce is a delicious easy dinner or side dish!

You only need a few ingredients and under 30 minutes to make this scrumptious pasta recipe.


18. Chicken Fajita Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Chicken and bow tie pasta tossed with lime juice, cumin, chili powder, cilantro, olive oil, corn, tomatoes, black beans, salsa, cheese, and Doritos!

Can make without the chicken and serve as a side dish. Great for summer potlucks!


19. BLT Pasta Salad With Avocado

This easy, creamy BLT pasta salad recipe is loaded with tomatoes, arugula, and avocado, plus crispy bacon that’s all topped with a super simple Ranch-style dressing made with mayo and Greek yogurt.


20. Grilled Kale And Red Pepper Tuscan Pasta Salad


21. Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

This easy to make pasta salad recipe is loaded with flavor! Charred corn and pasta are tossed in a creamy chili-lime dressing and topped with cotija cheese and crispy bacon!


22. Vegan Lemon Tahini Pasta Salad

A delicious Vegan Lemon Tahini Pasta Salad loaded with Fresh Veggies and dressed with a delicious Tahini Lemon Dressing.


23. Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad

This easy Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad is always the most popular side dish at parties and potlucks!


24. Antipasto Tortellini Pasta Salad

This packed potluck favorite includes multiple cheeses, meats, olives, peppers, and more to create a hearty Italian-inspired summer side dish.


25. Southwest Pasta Salad

This southwest pasta salad is the perfect cold pasta salad for potlucks, parties, or a quick and easy meal.

It can be made in advance and your friends and family will love this pasta salad recipe!


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