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

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


    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....


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

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

    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

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


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...

    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...


    Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido,...


    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...


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...

    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...


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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...

    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

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


    Grilled Chicken Ramen Salad

    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

    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...


    Southwestern Pasta Salad

    This satisfying salad has a nice blend of textures and flavors. I appreciate its make-ahead convenience when I'm entertaining.
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