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50 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Bring to Your Summer Potlucks

You'll love these flavorful twists on the classic, summer picnic dish.

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    Bacon and Avocado Macaroni Salad

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    Spaghetti Salad

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    Creamy Cheddar Pasta Salad

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    20-Minute BLT Pasta Salad

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    Deviled Egg Pasta Salad

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    Lemony Cucumber and Couscous Salad

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    Broccoli Pasta Salad

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    Strawberry Avocado Couscous Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

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    Asian Pasta Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette

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    Easy Summer Pasta Salad

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    Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta Salad

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    Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

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    Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

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    Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

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    Asparagus and Arugula Pasta Salad

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    Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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    Mandarin Pasta Spinach Salad

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    Caprese Pasta Salad

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    Creamy Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

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    Fiesta Ranch Chicken Pasta Salad

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    Chicken Club Pasta Salad

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    Kale Pasta Salad

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    Apples and Celery Pasta Salad

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    Creamy Avocado Pasta Salad

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    Southwestern Black Bean Pasta Salad

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    Loaded Pasta Salad

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    Broccoli, Grape, and Pasta Salad

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    Crab Pasta Salad

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    Greek Yogurt Pesto Chicken Pasta Salad

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    Tuna Pasta Salad with Dill and Peas

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    Lemon Pasta Salad

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    Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

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    Seafood Pasta Salad

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    Tropical Chicken Bowtie Pasta Salad

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    Shrimp and Pasta Salad

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    Spinach Artichoke Dip Pasta Salad

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    Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad

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    Sweet and Sour Thai Carrot and Cucumber Noodle Salad

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    Tzatziki Pasta Salad

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    Roasted Fennel and Artichoke Pasta Salad

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    Tortellini Pasta Salad

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    Taco Pasta Salad

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    Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

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    Crunchy Asian Ramen Noodle Salad

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    Pizza Pasta Salad

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    Smoky Heirloom Tomato and Grilled Peach Pasta Salad

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    Arugula Pasta Salad

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    Southwest Pasta Salad-Stuffed Mushrooms

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  • Avocado, applewood-smoked bacon, and lemon-thyme dressing combine to make this insanely savory side dish.

    Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

  • Though an unexpected choice, spaghetti noodles are a delicious alternative to noodles in this yummy salad.

    Get the recipe at Six Sisters' Stuff.

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  • The potent taste of Cheddar, coupled with celery and pepper, creates a sharp, vibrant pasta salad the whole family will love.

    Get the recipe at Center Cut Cook.

  • If you have 20 minutes, then you have enough time to whip up this BLT-inspired pasta salad.

    Get the recipe at Baker by Nature.

  • A new spin on the picnic classic, this dish combines pasta with egg salad for a truly original dish.

    Get the recipe at 52 Ways to Cook.

  • Though technically a grain, couscous makes a great alternative to pasta. The best part? It costs less than $6 to make.

    Get the recipe at Budget Bytes.

  • Get a healthy dose of veggies with this broccoli-filled dish.

    Get the recipe at Pics and Pastries.

  • Light and refreshing, this strawberry and avocado salad gets a punch of flavor from lime vinaigrette.

    Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

  • This Asian-inspired salad calls for mango, red cabbage, pine nuts, and avocado.

    Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

  • This 20-minute pasta salad features feta, basil, artichoke hearts, and cucumbers.

    Get the recipe at Two Peas and Their Pod.

  • This pasta salad is good enough to make any time of year, not just during picnic season!

    Get the recipe at Yellow Bliss Road.

  • Buffalo chicken + pasta salad = the most delicious food combination ever.

    Get the recipe at I Heart Naptime.

  • Like Caesar salad? Just add pasta for a creamy, crunchy pasta salad.

    Get the recipe at Spicy Southern Kitchen.

  • Throw in juicy strawberries to add some sweetness to your pasta salad.

    Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.

  • Make a spring salad with in-season vegetables like fresh asparagus and peppery arugula.

    Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.

  • Add Greek flavors (garlic, olives, artichokes, and rich feta cheese) to satisfy your pasta salad cravings.

    Get the recipe at

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  • This Asian-inspired take on pasta salad is dressed with teriyaki vinaigrette for a little extra tang.

    Get the recipe at La Creme de la Crumb.

  • Just add pasta to this classic Italian salad for a hearty meal featuring light, simple flavors.

    Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic.

  • This dish may not be super healthy, but it is super good! (Everything in moderation, right?!)

    Get the recipe at This Gal Cooks.

  • Chicken adds protein to this zesty, Mexican-inspired pasta salad.

    Get the recipe at Butter With a Side of Bread.

  • This pasta salad combines all the classic club sandwich toppings—avocado, bacon, chicken, cheddar, and tomatoes—in one delicious bowl.

    Get the recipe at Cook, Crave, Inspire.

  • Toss pasta with kale and pine nuts for a light and healthy dish with plenty of flavor.

    Get the recipe at The Pioneer Woman.

  • Add some texture to your salad with crunchy celery, apples, and walnuts—yum!

    Get the recipe at Diethood.

  • With diced avocado and a creamy avocado dressing mixed in, this dish is avocado overload in the best way possible.

    Get the recipe at Cook Crave Inspire.

  • Those protein-packed black beans will keep you full longer.

    Get the recipe at She Wears Many Hats.

  • Just like a loaded baked potato, this recipe features creamy cheeses, savory bacon, and crunchy broccoli.

    Get the recipe at

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  • Bacon, pecans, and red grapes may sound like an odd combination, but it's actually lip-smacking good!

    Get the recipe at Spicy Southern Kitchen.

  • Summer is seafood season and this pasta salad is the perfect way to celebrate this tasty time of year.

    Get the recipe at Wine and Glue.

  • This healthy dish is rich in taste but light in calories, thanks to creamy Greek yogurt.

    Get the recipe at Little Broken.

  • This easy-to-make pasta salad/tuna salad hybrid is the ultimate summer side dish.

    Get the recipe at Lauren's Latest.

  • Listen up lemon lovers! This simple, citrus dish is calling your name.

    Get the recipe at Created By Diane.

  • Sweet and zesty pineapple dressing gives this dish tropical flair.

    Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic.

  • This dish is loaded with seafood—crab, shrimp, lobster!—meaning it tastes out of this world good.

    Get the recipe at Culinary Hill.

  • Like fruit? Then you'll love this easy dish, packed with pineapple, mandarin oranges, and grapes.

    Get the recipe at

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  • Fresh herbs and lemon juice make this a zesty side dish that's bound to be a crowd favorite at your next cookout.

    Get the recipe at The Seasoned Mom.

  • This recipe takes the world's best appetizer and turns it into a pasta salad dish. Genius!

    Get the recipe at Cook Crave Inspire.

  • Goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes are a match made in pasta salad heaven.

    Get the recipe at Valerie's Kitchen.

  • This low-carb pasta salad alternative swaps out traditional noodles for veggie noodles.

    Get the recipe at Peas and Crayons.

  • Calling all Mediterranean food fans: This recipe features Greek favorites like feta, kalamata olives, fresh dill, and of course, Greek yogurt.

    Get the recipe at Spicy Southern Kitchen.

  • Capers, pine nuts, and cranberries—this pasta salad is full of tasty goodies.

    Get the recipe at Chef De Home.

  • Who says pasta salad has to feature plain old noodles? Jazz up any pasta salad with tortellini, or even ravioli.

    Get the recipe at

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  • A little sprinkle of taco seasoning mix is the key to this punchy pasta dish.

    Get the recipe at The Girl Who Ate Everything.

  • Loaded with tangy lime flavor and sweet corn, this fresh twist on Mexican street corn is going to be the highlight of your summer.

    Get the recipe at Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice.

  • Ramen noodles make for a fun and cheap way to shake up your summer salad plans.

    Get the recipe at