Pasta salad recipes

24 Recipes

Pasta needn't be served hot. Try one of our tasty ideas for lunches, picnics and sides.

Deli pasta salad

4.61567

(67 ratings)

Simple storecupboard pasta salad with sunny Mediterranean flavours
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Storecupboard pasta salad

4.295455

(44 ratings)

This pasta salad makes a quick and healthy lunch, or is perfect prepared ahead for a picnic or lunchbox
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Greek pasta salad

4.488635

(22 ratings)

For a fresh idea with pasta, try Greek salad
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pasta salad with pesto & prawns

3.933335

(15 ratings)

This is a wonderful, zingy dish, perfect for a lunch out in the garden - use our recipe for homemade pesto to make it extra special
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Speedy tuna pasta salad

3.8

(10 ratings)

A quick pasta using leftovers from the night before. Makes a great packed lunch
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Chicken & pasta salad

4.392855

(7 ratings)

For a speedy, superhealthy supper this pasta dish is just the thing - save leftovers for lunch the next day
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Favourite pasta salad

4.535715

(7 ratings)

A low-fat, zesty salad, perfect for a summer lunchbox - vary with your favourite ingredients
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Superfood pasta salad

3.57143

(7 ratings)

This tasty superfood pasta is packed with crunch and flavour
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Orzo & mozzarella salad

4.166665

(6 ratings)

This Mediterranean-inspired pasta salad makes a fresh and vibrant addition to any picnic, barbecue or buffet
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hot pasta salad

3.8

(5 ratings)

This a good source of vitamin C and packed full of veg. Take some to work
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Rainbow orzo salad

4.0625

(4 ratings)

This small, rice-like pasta is ideal for bulking out nutritious salads. This version is made with roasted vegetables, cheese and basil
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pizza pasta salad

5

(4 ratings)

Layer up pasta with sundried tomato pesto, salami, olives, plum tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and basil in this clever lunchbox mix
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Anytime pesto & prawn pasta salad

5

(4 ratings)

Lemon zest and crème fraîche make this seafood pasta dish with king prawns and green beans rich and zingy - enjoy it hot or cold
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Broad bean, pea & orzo salad

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Serve rice-like pasta grains with peas and beans, basil and a soured cream and Parmesan dressing
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Curried pasta salad

3.583335

(3 ratings)

Take the blueprint of Coronation chicken, omit the meat and add pasta and you have a fresh fusion side dish
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy