Italian pasta salad recipes
Every day I receive a lot of questions about pasta salad How-To. So I wrote a guideline with some tips: how to choose, cook and drain pasta, prepare the right sauce and preserve it. All this according to Italian cuisine!
All ingredients are cut into ring. From peppers to olives to zucchini. The pasta I chose has a ring shape too. Tasty and scenic, perfect for your invitations or birthday dinner!
This pasta salad is great for early summer if you want to use fresh asparagus, but asparagus is delicious frozen too. I tested it many times and every time my guests agree with me: it tastes fantastic!
This cold pasta has a real advantage: it is very fast to do because you can use ready-made ingredients. In the evening when you go home, you have only to slice surimi, open a can of artichoke hearts in brine, cook pasta and all is ready. For those with little time ...
This is really great, I would say superb.
Select if you are planning a very special event.
Serve it and then let me know your opinion.
This pasta unlike the previous sounds more rustic. It 's ideal for a barbecue or a garden party. In addition to beans and eggs visible in the photo its ingredients are ripe tomatoes, pickled gherkins and vegetables in oil.
This is a real summer single course that combines the carbohydrates of pasta, protein of fish , fat of seasonings and beneficial properties of seasonal vegetables.
This is a fantastic dish for your special occasions made with typical Italian ingredients: buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, Porcini in oil and artichokes in oil.
I'm obliged to make double portions for my guests!
Another version of cold pasta with octopus but here I added beans too.
I created this recipe an evening when I had a special guest, lover of seafood!
This is a pasta salad I make at home several times in summer. My husband and I are lovers of sardines and I assure you that sardines marinated in citrus juice are great. But do not worry, they are not raw. After the marinade must be cooked :-)
Do you like mackerels? They taste fantastic in pasta salad too.
Follow my directions to prepare an unusual cold pasta dish
Its ingredients are: wholemeal pasta, chopped tomatoes, basil, chives, olive oil and mozzarella little balls. It tastes fantastic but ... what a pity its calories ... don't make it frequently!
If you look for a classic pasta salad recipe this is for you. Without any surprise. Really enjoy it at all.
I prepare every time I have guests of all ages.
I called this cold pasta Mediterranean for its ingredients: taggiasca olives, fried croutons, confit tomatoes and dried fruit. It's a vegan recipe suitable for all ages. You can choose it for your summer invitations without any doubt: everyone will like it!
Its main ingredients are green beans and tuna in oil. Serve it as one-plate meal. Tasty and easy-to-do recipe!
Not only shrimps and potatoes but green beans and porcini mushrooms too. This cold pasta dish is ideal for your special events: astonish your guests!
I think I made this pasta salad the first time more than fifteen years ago. It was the first pasta salad my husband and I published on our site and this recipe has been multiplied since then and its photo too ... you can find it on many sites. I do not know whether to be happy or not. I think not, after all. Guess why ... ;)
But my pasta is good, the classic versions of Italian pasta salad.
Homemade ravioli stuffed with tuna and olives and topped with fresh tomatoes.
You'll lick your lips!
Lots of work but a lot of satisfaction!
Have you ever tried to make ravioli salad? My husband and I really like it.
This is our first version. Have you ever tried to combine fruit with pasta? Test this pasta salad recipe. I'm waiting for your opinion ...
The image is sunny ... reminds summer. Its taste? fantastic. I have nasturtium flowers in my organic garden. They are fashionable, a lot of cooks use them to decorate their dishes. They're edible too and remind capers, great!
Combine octopus and pasta for your summer cold pasta dishes. See also the other version with the addition of beans :-)
Another good combination for your pasta salad is salmon with artichokes in oil ... hmm ... gnam, gnam ...
Do you guess? I like it very much!
Easy-to-do and tasty summer recipe!
This is a pasta salad made with chili pasta and tomatoes: tasty and easy to do provided you like hot chili pepper!
This is a proposal for your daily menus. Pulses should be eaten with pasta. The combination is perfect and healthy. Good, very good for those who love chickpeas.
If you have ripe and firm tomatoes this recipe will be very good. It's the easiest way to prepare pasta salad, Italian-style.
You can easily eat it all day ... look at its calories ;)
In Italy we call mimosa every recipe in which yolk eggs are crumbled. This pasta dish is tasty both hot and cold. So you can find its recipe in the section dedicated to dry pasta.