30 Perfect Pasta Salad Recipes For Your Party Or BBQ

Summer is right around the corner, which means block parties and BBQs. Don’t go empty handed! Put together one of these pasta salads and show up with flavor and style. Enjoy these 30 perfect pasta salad recipes…

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1. Cilantro Lime Southwestern Pasta Salad

This Creamy Cilantro Lime Southwestern Pasta Salad recipe is satisfying enough for an easy dinner or a tasty addition to any party, BBQ or get together! Grilled chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes, and a creamy cilantro lime dressing make this pasta salad exceptionally delicious!

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From: MomOnTimeout

2. Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

An easy recipe for Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad loaded with grilled corn and pasta and tossed in an irresistible sauce!

From: MotherThyme

3. Pasta Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing

Pasta Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing has a ton of flavor and a fresh touch from blanched corn on the cob and asparagus. The tang of sun-dried tomatoes adds another level of flavor. I promise if you share this version of a pasta salad this summer, everyone will be asking you for the recipe!

From: GrumpysHoneyBunch

4. Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

Pack a little extra heat (and a lot more flavor) into your summer cookout with this easy to make Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad!  This easy pasta salad is sure to be the most popular dish at any get-together!

From: SpendWithPennies

5. Mandarin Orange & Spinach Pasta

This easy recipe for Mandarin Orange and Spinach Pasta Salad is loaded with goodness and exploding with flavor! It’s tossed with an irresistible 3 ingredient dressing that you’ll want to drizzle on everything!

From: MotherThyme

6. Jalapeno Popper Macaroni Salad

Perfect for any gathering, this macaroni salad has all the great flavor of a jalapeño popper… jalapeños, cheddar cheese, bacon, and creamy dressing!

From: TheChunkyChef

7. Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad

Quick and easy Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad with zesty Greek lemon dressing, fresh veggies, and hearty tortellini pasta will be your go-to potluck and dinner side dish!

From: LeCremeDeLaCrumb

8. Fiesta Pasta Salad

Fiesta Pasta Salad is loaded with corn, black beans, tomatoes, jalapeño, cilantro, and a fresh lime vinaigrette for a zesty, flavorful, summer side dish!

From: FiveHeartHome

9. Dijon Chicken Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Spinach

This creamy dijon chicken pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and spinach is the perfect meal any night of the week!

From: FirstHomeLoveLife

10. Tex Mex Pasta Salad

A delicious and super simple Tex Mex Pasta Salad with corn, black beans, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, and avocados. An easy Catalina dressing tops this salad. (NO MAYO pasta salad)

From: ChelseasMessyApron

11. Insanely Good Pasta Salad

This is a ridiculously good hearty pasta salad that anyone can make. It’s simple and easy with only 3 steps and it’s a one-pot type of recipe!

From: SavoryTooth

12. Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Now that the weather’s warming up, it’s high time for the season of picnics, grill-outs, and patio parties to begin! Finally!! So to celebrate, I thought it was only appropriate to cool off some hot pasta, toss it with a bunch of fresh and zesty ingredients, and toss it in a bowl that’s perfect for passing around the picnic.  That’s right, I made you some pasta salad!

From: GimmeSomeOven

13. Cowboy Pasta Salad

Bacon, ground beef, cheese, and hot sauce make this Cowboy Pasta Salad a definite crowd pleaser! Perfect for summer get-togethers.

From: BellyFull

14. The Best Italian Pasta Salad

I know many families have an Italian style pasta salad recipe that gets pulled out for picnics and large events. But this is the best Italian Pasta Salad Recipe, hands down. Your new go-to pasta salad for spring!

From: ASpicyPerspective

15. Taco Pasta Salad

This Taco Pasta Salad is a family favorite!  This pasta salad recipe is perfect for BBQs, potlucks and big family gatherings!  It has a secret ingredient that stops everyone in their tracks!

From: WineAndGlue

16. Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad

Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad takes my favorite summer cucumber salad and turns it into a delicious meal.  Loaded with tender pasta, crisp juicy cucumbers, fresh dill and sweet white onion, this dish will be the hit of every potluck!

From: SpendWithPennies

17. Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

This Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad is creamy and loaded with hard-boiled eggs. Quick and delicious and the perfect addition to any meal.

From: ButterYourBiscuit

18. Smoked Mozzarella Macaroni Salad with Prosciutto

This easy, tangy pasta salad mixes traditional macaroni salad with Mediterranean flavors to create a new family favorite potluck salad.

From: FoodieCrush

19. Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad is literally my favorite pasta salad ever!  In this creamy pasta salad recipe, dill pickles play a starring role and add tons of flavor and crunch!  This recipe is even better when it’s made ahead of time making it the perfect potluck dish!

From: SpendWithPennies

20. Balsamic Caprese Pasta Salad

This balsamic Caprese pasta salad is a light, quick, and simple vegetarian side dish that’s perfect for picnics or BBQs.

From: SaltAndLavender

21. BLT Pasta Salad

This BLT Pasta Salad is woooonderful. Oh, it’s so good. It’s like a BLT sandwich, without the bread, broken down into one heck of a pasta salad. The original recipe calls for mayo. You all know I despise mayo, so I replaced it with ranch dressing. It gave it amazing flavor.

From: LifeInTheLofthouse

22. Summertime Macaroni Salad

This is my favorite Macaroni Salad recipe! It’s a classic pasta salad dish – nothing super fancy, it’s just that delicious comfort food you remember growing up with and eating in the summertime. It’s tossed with colorful veggies and covered in a rich and creamy dressing.

From: CookingClassy

23. Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad is the perfect quick and tasty side dish! Made with flavorful pesto, spiral noodles, fresh mozzarella and juicy cherry tomatoes.

From: LoveToBeInTheKitchen

24. Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

This healthy grilled chicken pasta salad is full of fresh summer flavors and smoky BBQ sauce! The creamy dressing is lightened up with Greek yogurt.

From: SaltAndLavender

25. Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad

This Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad features tri-colored rotini pasta with pepperoni, mozzarella, cheddar, and tomatoes in a Parmesan vinaigrette. This Italian pasta salad variation is the perfect summer side dish recipe!

From: MostlyHomemadeMom

26. Tuscan Pasta Salad

Tuscan Pasta Salad is an easy pasta salad with sun dried tomatoes, peppers spinach, and olives tossed in a tangy dressing.  This pasta salad is perfect for your next potluck!

From: TheRecipeCritic

27. Ranch Pasta Salad

Ranch pasta salad is an easy and delicious side dish for summer picnics and bbq’s. Only 6 ingredients and minutes to prepare. Tender pasta, cucumber, broccoli, tomatoes, and parmesan cheese covered in ranch dressing. So simple!

From: TogetherAsFamily

28. Classic Italian Pasta Salad

This Classic Italian Pasta Salad is heavy on the veggies and bursting with flavor! I love this salad because it’s so easy to make and the perfect side dish to bring to parties and potlucks!

From: IWashYouDry

29. Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

A delicious Mexican Street Corn Pasta salad with tons of veggies and a simple creamy chili-lime dressing.

From: ChelseasMessyApron

30. Easy Greek Pasta Salad

A fresh and easy Greek Pasta Salad just in time for summer! This crowd-pleasing side dish is tasty with grilled meats and at all your backyard barbecues.

From: OhSweetBasil

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