Pasta salad is great for summer cookouts and events, but it's also a delicious side dish salad any time of the year! Try one of these flavorful pasta salads with your next cookout or family meal.
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This pasta salad is full of surprises, with Tex-Mex flavors, black beans, corn, and a variety of chopped vegetables. Use macaroni or a similar pasta in the salad. The dressing is a mayonnaise based mixture with the addition of Southwest seasonings and lime juice. The salad is great with burgers, fajitas, or grilled steaks.
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A simple mayonnaise dressing flavors this delicious lobster macaroni salad. The lobster is the star of this salad!
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Diced or shredded cheddar cheese and diced cooked ham are combined with cooked macaroni, bell peppers, and onions, along with a simple mayonnaise dressing. Add cooked fresh or frozen peas if you'd like.
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This BLT macaroni salad is filled with crumbled bacon and hard-cooked eggs. The salad is mounded on lettuce and tomato slices. Add grilled chicken to make it a hearty main dish salad.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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This is a flavorful pasta salad, perfect for an everyday lunch with soup, or serve it as a side dish at your next cookout. A combination of mayonnaise, lemon juice, sour cream, garlic, and dill help to flavor this delicious pasta salad.
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Pesto and lemon juice help to flavor this tasty pasta salad. Add a little diced cooked chicken, shredded or cubed cheese, or ham for a heartier supper salad.
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This chicken, spinach, and pasta salad is tossed with a flavorful mayonnaise and lemon juice dressing. This is a great main dish salad for hot summer days, or take it along to a potluck or big family cookout. Use cooked leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken for this tasty salad recipe.
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This macaroni salad is made with hard-cooked eggs, chopped vegetables, and a seasoned mayonnaise dressing. It's a classic macaroni salad with creamy dressing, and always welcome!Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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A creamy mayonnaise and lemon dressing bring pasta, bacon, and chicken together in this flavorful pasta salad. The pasta can be macaroni or a mini penne pasta. Vegetables include tomatoes, onion, and herbs.
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Make this pasta salad with crabmeat, shrimp, or lobster, or use a combination. Or use imitation crab with or without shrimp for a budget-friendly seafood salad.
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This is one of my favorite pasta salads, and it's surprisingly easy.
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Use rotini, wheels, shells, or elbows in this tasty shrimp salad.The salad should be refrigerated for a few hours before serving, so plan to prepare it earlier in the day.