Pasta salad recipes

24 Recipes

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

4.58468

(62 ratings)

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

4.27907

(43 ratings)

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

4.52381

(21 ratings)

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

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

3.8

(10 ratings)

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

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

4.535715

(7 ratings)

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

3.57143

(7 ratings)

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

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

3.8

(5 ratings)

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

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

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

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

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

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