Last Updated on January 10, 2021 by smartkitchenpicks
Pasta is such a versatile dish, but sometimes we all want a lighter, healthier version of the meal. Today you’re going to discover a massive 67 ways in which you can create the tastiest pasta salad recipes for you, your family, and friends!
From much-loved classics such as tomato caprese or creamy avocado pasta salad, to unique recipes including ingredients such as mango, mandarin, and apple – trust us, it’s all here!
It’s time to put your apron on and get the utensils ready as we dive into these 67 Pasta Salad recipes below…
This healthy pasta salad recipe is packed with protein and good fats, thanks to chickpeas and fresh avocado from Savory Style.
Just when you thought your pasta salads couldn’t get any better, A Dish of Daily Life has created this Creamy Deviled Egg Layered Pasta Salad – Delicious!
Doesn’t this Bruschetta Pasta Salad look amazing? You’re in luck too, because A Pretty Life in the Suburbs has shared her yummy recipe with you!
This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves cooking up meals that are easy, delicious, and healthy. This is fresh & simple Italian Pasta Salad from Savory Style.
This Chinese Chicken Pasta Salad from Averie Cooks is very unique! It also looks incredibly fun to cook too – Your family will love it!
The Midnight Baker is the genius behind this recipe for Loaded Pasta Salad. It’s a great way to get your children to eat vegetables too!
This 20-minute BLT Pasta Salad is a delicious recipe with bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and bow tie pasta. You’ll definitely want to check out Baker By Nature’s full tutorial!
Bare Feet in the Kitchen has this wonderful recipe for Creamy Summer Pasta Salad. It’s the perfect accompaniment to any BBQ!
Have you seen this Better Homes & Gardens recipe for Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables? It’s the ultimate way to get your healthy serving of veggies tonight!
If you’re a fan of Roasted Garlic Pasta Salad, then this recipe by Budget Bytes will be right up your alley! Be warned though – everyone will want the recipe!
Here’s a tasty way to get your daily dose of vegetables in summer! Budget Bytes has created a recipe for Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad. De-li-cious!
This pasta salad is going to blow your mind! Chef de Home has actually created this recipe for Mango Avocado Pasta Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing. We’ve got one word: yum!
This simple Corn, Zucchini, and Avocado Pasta Salad from Chelsea’s Messy Apron can be whipped-up in no time at all! We love it and we’re sure you will too.
What does this awesome Autumn Crunch Pasta Salad contain, you ask? Spinach, cranberries, pecans, apple, and mandarin orange of course! Be sure to check out this recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron.
Mmm, this Avocado BLT Pasta Salad from Closet Cooking is sure to win over the most discerning of critics! Serve it up as a side or as a meal on its own.
This Southwestern Pasta Salad with Yogurt Salsa Dressing from Cookin Canuck is pretty special – just take a look at all of that creamy goodness! It’s incredibly healthy too.
This Lemon Pasta Salad from Created By Diane is zingy and delectable! It’s the perfect side dish for your next dinner party too.
If you’ve ever wanted to make an Italian pasta salad, you’re in luck! Cupcake Diaries Blog has a simple version that you’re going to fall in love with.
Here’s a pasta salad dish from De Lallo with a unique spin – Pesto Tortellini Salad with Fresh Mozzarella & Grape Tomatoes! Who couldn’t love such a delectable recipe?
We all know that Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a hit with anyone! It’s the perfect dish to bring to your next gathering, so be sure to check out this recipe from Everyday Dishes.
Want a dish that’s guaranteed to be a hit at potlucks and picnics or even just for a simple weeknight meal? Flavorite has shared this delicious recipe for Creamy Southern Pasta Salad – yum-yum!
Here’s a great way to get all of those healthy vitamins! Foodie Crush is the genius behind this Kale Caesar Pasta Salad and it’s a dish you’ll want to make often.
Have you ever wanted to make a yummy Quick Roasted Tomato Caprese Pasta Salad? Fork Knife Swoon is here to show you how!
This Mediterranean Pasta Salad from Gimme Some Oven looks amazing! We especially love the zesty lemon-herb vinaigrette.
Attention all vegans – this one is for you! Glue and Glitter has created this delicious Vegan Pasta Salad with Avocado Lime-Basil Aioli. You’re going to love it!
Iowa Girl Eats is the clever cook behind this amazing recipe for what is titled ‘the best pasta salad’. Not only does it contain lots of yummy stuff such as pepperoni, but it’s also gluten-free!
Here’s a great way to ramp-up your vegetable consumption in the most delicious way! I Wash…You Dry has created a recipe for Asparagus Pasta Salad. It’s got a nice zesty flavor too.
Here’s some healthy comfort food courtesy of Julia’s Album! This Broccoli Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad is loaded with vegetables, plus it contains scrumptious bacon.
Fancy a pasta salad that you’ve probably never heard of before? Just a Taste has created this Greek Pasta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette – Yum yum!
Now you can combine your love of deviled eggs and pasta salad in this Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe from Kicking it with Kelly. Serve this up at your next dinner party and just watch the delight on your guests’ faces!
This combination for Chicken Apple Pasta Salad from Landee See Landee Do is incredible! You probably won’t see this unique meal on a restaurant menu, so all the more reason to cook it yourself.
Who doesn’t love a good tuna and pasta combo? Lauren’s Latest has actually shared her recipe for Tuna Pasta Salad with Dill and Peas. Yay!
Want a pasta salad that is quick and easy to make, plus healthy to eat? Le Crème de la Crumb has created this Mandarin Pasta Spinach Salad with Teriyaki Dressing and it’s absolutely delicious!
We can hardly stop looking at this Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad from Life in the Loft House! It looks tasty with that creamy ranch dressing.
This Grilled Greek Chicken Pasta Salad from Marla Meredith is sure to get your taste buds going! Not only is it extremely delicious, but it also looks as pretty as a picture when served up.
This Creamy Cilantro Lime Southwestern Pasta Salad from Mom On Time Out features everything delicious! Can we tempt you with grilled chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes, and a creamy cilantro lime dressing?
Mother Rimmy has created a Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad that’s sure to be a real crowd-pleaser! You’ll definitely want there to be leftovers of this dish so that you can enjoy it again the next day.
Simply called an ‘Out of this world pasta salad’, Panning the Globe’s recipe includes the goodness of orzo tossed with olive oil, balsamic, Kalamata olives, sun-dried tomatoes, chopped radicchio, arugula, basil, garlic, toasted pine nuts and Parmesan cheese. Count us in!
Pip and Ebby have created the perfect Caprese Pasta Salad that you’ll want to serve up tonight for dinner! Even the fussiest of eaters will love this one.
Fancy a lighter alternative to the traditional pasta salad? Recipe Diaries has created this Weight Watcher’s BLT Pasta Salad which is 3 points per cup! This is a guilt-free pleasure indeed.
Now this is certainly one pasta salad we haven’t seen on any menus before! Rose Bakes is the genius behind this delicious Buttermilk Crab Pasta Salad – so unique!
This Southwestern Black Bean Pasta Salad has got our mouths watering! She Wears Many Hats will show you how to make this scrumptious recipe for yourself, so be sure to check out the recipe.
We have a feeling that both children and adults alike are going to love this Easy Bacon Pea Pasta Salad. You’ll certainly want to thank Simply Stacie for this recipe!
Spend with Pennies has created this recipe for Chicken Club Pasta Salad and you won’t want to miss it. It contains yummy ingredients such as chicken, bacon, avocado, cheddar…the list goes on!
Apparently if you love spinach dip, then this is the dish for you! Want to create this Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad? Be sure to check out Spend with Pennies’ full recipe.
Spend with Pennies has turned one of our favorite pizzas into a delectable pasta dish! This Hawaiian Pasta Salad has earned rave reviews so far.
This delicious pasta salad recipe is “loaded with avocados, crispy bacon & juicy cherry tomatoes tossed in a homemade avocado dressing” – does it get any better than that? Spend with Pennies will show you how it’s done!
This Pesto Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken from Spiced Blog is a quick and easy meal to serve up at dinner time! The best part is that it’s actually extremely tasty, so everyone is sure to love it.
Have you ever made Tzatziki Pasta Salad? This recipe from Spicy Southern Kitchen contains Greek yogurt, feta cheese, and olives. Yum yum!
Now this recipe from Spicy Southern Kitchen is sure to get those taste buds tingling! It’s a BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad with corn, chicken, black beans, crunchy corn chips and a smoky sweet Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing.
This dish from Spicy Southern Kitchen is said to be the perfect combination of both sweet and salty! It’s a pasta salad with grapes, broccoli, bacon, and pecans.
Fancy a homemade version of Ruby Tuesday’s pasta salad? Luckily for you, Stress Baking has delivered with her delicious recipe for the copycat dish!
Now this recipe from Taste of Home is epic! It’s a Make-Ahead Hearty Six-Layer Salad that your guests will absolutely beg you for.
Next time you’re invited to a BBQ and don’t know what dish to bring, think of this awesome Caesar Basil Pasta Salad from The Country Cook! It’s simply delicious.
Here’s a vegetarian dish that you’ll want to serve-up every week! The Food Charlatan has created a 20 Minute Lemon Broccoli Pasta Skillet which will blow your mind.
This recipe is perfect for summer when served cold! The Garden Grazer is the genius behind this wonderful-looking dish of Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Lemon & Garlic.
If you’re a fan of Caesar Salad, then this Bow Tie Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad from The Girl Who Ate Everything is certainly for you!
Taco Pasta Salad – need we say more? This version from The Girl Who Ate Everything contains black beans, corn, cilantro, avocados, and tomatoes. It’s then tossed in a vinaigrette and sprinkled with cheese.
Speaking of favorite dinner dishes, The Girl Who Ate Everything has also created a pasta salad based on much-loved pizza! We don’t think there will be any leftovers of this one…
Are you after an unforgettable pasta salad? The Recipe Critic has this wonderful Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad which also contains feta cheese. How amazing is that?
Brace yourselves for this Hawaiian Macaroni Salad which also features a pineapple dressing – Delicious! The Recipe Critic has the full recipe to share with you.
This delicious spaghetti salad from The Recipe Critic is filled with fresh summer veggies and olives. Add some zesty Italian dressing and Parmesan cheese on top and you’ve got yourself a winning dish in anyone’s eyes!
Combining some of our favorite flavors, this dish from The Recipe Critic is sure to impress even the fussiest of taste buds! Mexican Pasta Salad, you certainly have our vote.
Named ‘Aunt Bee’s Shrimp and Pasta Salad’, this recipe from The Seasoned Mum will certainly excite! We’ve been told “It’s the perfect side dish for your next cookout, an easy option for a weeknight dinner, or a refreshing make-ahead lunch option.”
Here’s a healthy dish that the whole family will love! Whole and Heavenly Oven’s Springtime Veggie Pasta Primavera is filled with all of the fresh veggies you could want.
Here’s something a little different! We love how Will Cook for Smiles has used tortellini in her unique Italian Tortellini Salad.
Here’s a very interesting and easy-to-cook dish from Yummy Healthy Easy – Tropical Chicken Bow Tie Pasta Salad! You’ll love the addition of mandarin.
There you have it – 67 of the best pasta salad recipes that you can create today! Which ones will you be cooking? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section below!