10 Best Summer Pasta Salad Recipes Slideshow
July 12, 2013
Delicious, easy recipes for a classic picnic staple
Israeli Couscous Salad with Smoked Salmon and Creamy Pesto Recipe
Believe it or not, but Israeli couscous is a type of pasta, so add that to your list of options when creating a recipe for pasta salad. This salad works well as an entrée paired with soup or crusty bread, as a party dish to pass around, or divided into smaller servings, as a starter course at a dinner party.
California Asian Pasta Salad Recipe
This is a dish that will have everyone at the party asking you for the recipe. Infused with Asian flavors from sesame oil and soy sauce, it has a touch of California as well, tossed with avocados and a raspberry-flavored vinaigrette.
Creamy Italian Pasta Salad Recipe
The creaminess in this recipe isn't as bad as you think. Only ½ cup of mayonnaise is added to the dressing, along with Italain dressing, mustard, and lemon juice, for a silky and flavorful dressing.
Whole-Wheat Orzo Salad with Spinach, Grapes, and Parmesan Recipe
The beautiful balance of sweet, sour, and salty tastes comes through in this simple salad. You might want to make a double batch and enjoy leftovers the next day, since hearty spinach stands up to the light lemon vinaigrette.