Having easy pasta salad recipes at your fingertips is a great way of shaking up this classic dish. At the next, party, potluck, or summer BBQ, be the one that brings the pasta salad that everyone looks forward to!

To make the process a little easier of choosing the perfect pasta salad we have gathered some of our best pasta salad dressings for you.

Why Everyone Loves Pasta Salad

Pasta salads are so easy, filling and hearty dishes that can be served as a side or as the main meal.
As much as we love a simple pasta salad we also love that it can be made with almost any additions, any pasta, and any dressing.
Portable and quick to make these are the quintessential summer salad. They are the best for bringing to family gatherings, pool parties, BBQs, or potlucks.
If variety is the spice of life, then these salads are made to shake things up. From the creamy classics to the tangy vinaigrette, tossed with vegetables or meat, no two salads are the same.

Table of Contents

Classic Pasta Salad Recipes
Creamy Pasta Salad Recipes
Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes

Classic Pasta Salad Recipes

New to pasta salad or just looking for a few new ideas? Then these classic cold pasta salad recipes are a great start. Made with simple and easy pasta salad ingredients, these are sure to leave everyone full and satisfied.

Easy pasta salad is a simple-to-make dish, that can be altered for whatever is leftover in the refrigerator.

Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta Salad with fresh veggies and a tangy Italian dressing is perfect for a potluck or backyard BBQ!

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Italian pasta salad has olives, Italian seasoning, plenty of mozzarella cubes, and parmesan cheese. This has all the best flavors in the Mediterranean.

Italian Pasta Salad

Tender pasta, juicy tomatoes, crisp bell peppers, salami, and mozzarella cheese are tossed in an Italian dressing for the perfect make-ahead side dish.

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Macaroni salad is a classic must-try. So easy and creamy.

Classic Creamy Macaroni Salad

This classic macaroni salad is creamy & flavorful with elbow macaroni and a handful of add-ins in a simple homemade dressing.

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Creamy tuna pasta salad is a no-fuss salad. The addition of some tuna turns it into a full meal.

Creamy Tuna Pasta Salad

This creamy salad combines pasta & tuna to create the perfect light lunch or side to supper! With the addition of pickles, cheese, and peas it is sure to be a