Bright and fresh ingredients, makes pasta salad the perfect dish for summertime entertaining.

What is a pasta salad? Essentially, it is comprised of pasta tossed in a dressing (usually vinegar, oil, or mayonnaise-based) with complimentary meats and vegetables. While the recipe may sound basic, the ingredients and combinations of flavors are endless. Not only do pasta salad recipes taste amazing, but they’re such a breeze to make. It’s no wonder why there’s a pasta salad at any party you go to! There are so many great recipes out there, but here are a few of our favorites for the summer. Enjoy!

Summer Pesto Pasta Salad

summer pesto pasta salad

Photo courtesy of: As Easy As Apple Pie

Perfect Pasta Salad

Perfect pasta salad

Photo courtesy of: Love Grows Wild

Caprese Pasta Salad

Recipe for caprese pasta salad

Salmon and Asparagus Pasta Salad with Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette

Salmon Asparagus Pasta Salad with lemon-dill vinaigrette

Gluten-Free Tuna Pasta Salad

Gluten free tuna Pasta Salad

Vegetables,herbs and spices for pasta

5 Easy Summer Pasta Salad recipes

 

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