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8 Best Ever Pasta Salad Recipes (Slideshow)

8 Best Ever Pasta Salad Recipes (Slideshow)

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May 20, 2014

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Emily Jacobs

Artichoke Pasta Salad Recipe

This flavorful pasta salad is full of healthy ingredients and is perfect for any potluck or party.

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Kielbasa Pasta Salad Recipe

The sausage adds wonderful flavor and heartiness to this main-dish pasta salad.

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BLT Pasta Salad Recipe

Crisp bacon, chopped tomato and fresh greens give a packaged pasta salad mix terrific flavor.

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Colorful Pasta Salad Recipe

This pasta salad recipe features sweet pineapple, crunchy vegetables, and refreshing cilantro in a tangy dressing.

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Pepperoni Pasta Salad Recipe

Bottled Italian dressing and pepperoni add zip to this colorful pasta salad combination.

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Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Serve this pasta salad alongside a sandwich, hamburgers, hot dogs, or sloppy joes.

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Taco Pasta Salad Recipe

Serve this taco pasta salad with corn chips for a new twist on a taco salad.

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Tricolor Pasta Salad Recipe

This tricolored pasta salad is perfect for any occasion.

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Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

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Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!


Summer Pasta Salad Recipes

Perfect for a potluck or summer weeknight dinner, these pasta salads go great with your favorite recipes from the grill.

Related To:

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Classic caprese salad meets summertime pasta salad with this white wine vinaigrette-topped version.

BLT Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This classic pasta salad, packed with a bounty of summer vegetables and fresh herbs, is the perfect thing to make after a trip to the farmers' market. Look for the tastiest produce at the peak of its season, like crisp radishes and cucumbers, juicy tomatoes and sweet raw corn. We recommend allowing the pasta salad to marinate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Summery Shrimp and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Whether it&rsquos grilled or chilled, shrimp is a real treat at any cookout or backyard barbecue. Why not add it to a simple, seasonal pasta salad?

Creamy Succotash Pasta Salad with Bacon

Succotash is a summertime staple. Give the classic ingredients (lima beans, corn and tomatoes) a makeover by adding cooked pasta &mdash and salty bacon!