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Easy Pasta Salads Recipes – The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers


Everyone will be asking for a copy of your recipe when you bring one of these yummy pasta salads as your side dish to the next block party.   Spring,  Summer and Fall are packed with outdoor dinner parties, BBQs and potlucks, so be prepared with the best, easy and delicious crowd pleasing recipes!  4th of July holiday picnics in the park, Easter and Mother’s Day brunches, Father’s Day dinner and summer birthday party feasts galore all call for a fresh side dish or three!  No party menu is complete without a few quick and yummy pasta salad side dishes!  Macaroni salads packed with mouth-watering flavors, bowtie pasta delights, surprising cold spaghetti dishes everyone will be raving about and then some.  Whether you need to make a big batch for an extended family reunion or a small side dish for family night dinner out back by the grill – we’ve got you covered.  Even the really picky eaters will be going back for seconds.  Bring on the barbecues and potlucks!   Don’t plan on taking home any leftovers and watch your fingers – these family favorite hits will be devoured in a flash.

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Easy Pasta Salad Recipes – The BEST Yummy Side Dishes for Barbecues, Potlucks and Summer Dinner Parties

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Easy Creamy Bacon Pea and Ranch Pasta Salad Side Dish Recipe Family Favorite - No chopping, dicing or waiting required. Ready in 15 minutes start to finish! SO yummy, quick, simple and perfect for 4th of July picnics, holiday potlucks, summer dinner parties and family barbecues by Dreaming in DIY

 No chopping or dicing required and perfect for 4th of July and Memorial Day picnics, potlucks, block parties and barbecues.  NO waiting!  Simple crowd favorite that’s quick and ready to eat in 15 minutes.  SO YUMMY, SO FAST!  This quick and easy pasta salad, packed with everyone’s favorite flavors (BACON and RANCH for the WIN) is the perfect last minute side dish.     Creamy Bacon, Pea and Ranch Pasta Salad – Quick and Easy Side Dish Recipe | CLICK HERE for the full recipe:   Dreaming in DIY

Avocado Egg and Bacon Pasta Salad Side Dish Recipe via Dreaming in DIY - This is the perfect easy and delicious pasta salad side dish. Bring it to 4th of July holiday celebrations, summer cookouts, fall tailgating lunch spreads, potlucks and backyard dinner parties! It tastes amazing immediately and even better after a few hours in the fridge!

Avocados, Eggs and Bacon were meant to go together! This is the perfect easy and delicious pasta salad side dish. Bring it to 4th of July holiday celebrations, summer cookouts, fall tailgating lunch spreads, potlucks and backyard dinner parties! It tastes amazing immediately and even better after a few hours in the fridge!  CLICK HERE for the full printable recipe:  Avocado, Egg & Bacon Pasta Salad Recipe | Dreaming in DIY 

Chicken Apple and Grape Pasta Salad Recipe via Landeelu - This is always a crowd-pleaser! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

Crowd-Pleasing Chicken Apple and Grape Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  Landeelu

Bacon and Avocado Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe via Damn Delicious - Loaded with fresh avocado and applewood smoked bacon tossed in a lemon-thyme dressing! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“Loaded with fresh avocado and applewood smoked bacon tossed in a lemon-thyme dressing!”   Bacon and Avocado Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  Damn Delicious

20 Minute Greek Pasta Salad Recipe via Baker by Nature - Packed with fresh ingredients and tons of flavor, my Greek Pasta Salad is ready in just 20 minutes. Bonus: The leftovers taste even better the next day! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“Packed with fresh ingredients and tons of flavor, my Greek Pasta Salad is ready in just 20 minutes. Bonus: The leftovers taste even better the next day!”  20 Minute Greek Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  Baker by Nature

Pasta Salad Recipes: A Modern Pasta Cookbook - The Ultimate Healthy Guide for Fusilli, Spaghetti, Tortellini and Noodles with Creamy Tomato Sauce by Giuseppe Enzo

Pasta Salad Recipes: A Modern Pasta Cookbook – The Ultimate Healthy Guide for Fusilli, Spaghetti, Tortellini and Noodles with Creamy Tomato Sauce by Giuseppe Enzo

 

The BEST Pasta Salad Recipe via Iowa Girl Eats - This "is an old family recipe. Simple and simply the best (easily made gluten-free, too!)" Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

This “is an old family recipe. Simple and simply the best (easily made gluten-free, too!)”  The BEST Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:   Iowa Girl Eats

Avocado Pasta Salad with Avocado Dressing Recipe via Spend With Pennies - Cold pasta salads are the perfect & satisfying quick dinner or lunch! This delicious pasta salad recipe is loaded with avocados, crispy bacon & juicy cherry tomatoes tossed in a homemade avocado dressing! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“Cold pasta salads are the perfect & satisfying quick dinner or lunch! This delicious pasta salad recipe is loaded with avocados, crispy bacon & juicy cherry tomatoes tossed in a homemade avocado dressing”  Avocado Pasta Salad with Avocado Dressing Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  Spend With Pennies

Pasta Salad Recipes: Healthy Pasta Salad Cookbook by Jane Biondi

Pasta Salad Recipes: Healthy Pasta Salad Cookbook  by Jane Biondi

Hawaiian Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe via Cincy Shopper - flavors from ham, and pineapple with a delicious pineapple dressing that is delish! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“… ham, and pineapple with a delicious pineapple dressing that is delish!”  Hawaiian Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:   Cincy Shopper

Chicken Enchilada Pasta Salad Recipe via The Cookie Rookie - This is bursting with flavor, super easy, and sure to please! Make it as indulgent or healthy as you'd like, you can't go wrong! Loaded with corn, beans, taco spiced chicken, onion, cilantro, and cheese. YES PLEASE! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“…bursting with flavor, super easy, and sure to please! Make it as indulgent or healthy as you’d like, you can’t go wrong! Loaded with corn, beans, taco spiced chicken, onion, cilantro, and cheese. YES PLEASE!”  Chicken Enchilada Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  The Cookie Rookie 

Macaroni Salad with Smoked Mozzarella and Prosciutto Pasta Salad Recipe via foodiecrush - This tangy pasta salad mixes traditional macaroni salad with Italian flavors to create a new family favorite potluck salad. Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“This tangy pasta salad mixes traditional macaroni salad with Italian flavors to create a new family favorite potluck salad.”  Macaroni Salad with Smoked Mozzarella and Prosciutto Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  foodiecrush

Pasta Chicken Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Bacon Recipe via Your Homebased Mom - packed with sun dried tomatoes, spinach and bacon. So yummy! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

Pasta Chicken Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Bacon Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  Your Homebased Mom

California Spaghetti Pasta Salad Recipe via The Recipe Critic - This California Spaghetti Salad is full of delicious summer veggies and topped with zesty italian dressing... it will be the HUGE HIT of any potluck! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“This California Spaghetti Salad is full of delicious summer veggies and topped with zesty italian dressing… it will be the HUGE HIT of any potluck!”  California Spaghetti Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:   The Recipe Critic 

Easy Tex Mex Pasta Salad Recipe via Chelsea's Messy Apron - A delicious and super simple Tex Mex Pasta Salad with corn, black beans, cherry tomatoes, and avocados. An easy Catalina dressing tops this salad. Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“A delicious and super simple Tex Mex Pasta Salad with corn, black beans, cherry tomatoes, and avocados. An easy Catalina dressing tops this salad.”  Easy Tex Mex Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:   Chelsea’s Messy Apron

 

Italian Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe via Averie Cooks - Easy, ready in 20 minutes, and healthy! Bursting with fresh flavors from juicy tomatoes, cucumber, basil, parmesan, and tender chicken tossed in a tangy lemon vinaigrette!! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“Easy, ready in 20 minutes, and healthy! Bursting with fresh flavors from juicy tomatoes, cucumber, basil, parmesan, and tender chicken tossed in a tangy lemon vinaigrette!!”  Italian Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  Averie Cooks

Bowtie Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe via Well Plated by Erin — EASY recipe that’s a great side dish or hearty enough for an all-in-one meal. Whole wheat pasta, crisp veggies, and the best creamy homemade Caesar dressing. Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

“EASY recipe that’s a great side dish or hearty enough for an all-in-one meal. Whole wheat pasta, crisp veggies, and the best creamy homemade Caesar dressing.”   Bowtie Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  Well Plated by Erin

BLT Pasta Salad Recipe via The Country Cook. - Corkscrew pasta with lots of bacon and tomatoes and a yummy, creamy dressing. Perfect for all those Memorial Day and Fourth of July barbecues and potlucks! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

Corkscrew pasta with lots of bacon and tomatoes and a yummy, creamy dressing. Perfect for all those Memorial Day and Fourth of July barbecues and potlucks!  BLT Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:  The Country Cook

Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe via Cafe Delites - This is a must make for any occasion in minutes! Filled with Italian seasoned grilled chicken, garlic and parmesan cheese! Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers

 “… a must make for any occasion in minutes! Filled with Italian seasoned grilled chicken, garlic and parmesan cheese!”  Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe |  CLICK HERE for the full recipe:   Cafe Delites

Pasta Salad Recipes: Keep Your Taste Buds Excited With These Pasta Salad Recipes. (Quick & Easy Recipes) by Mary Miller

Pasta Salad Recipes: Keep Your Taste Buds Excited With These Pasta Salad Recipes. (Quick & Easy Recipes) by Mary Miller

 

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