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12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

Finding the perfect light summer pasta salad can be a tricky task. There are so many different recipes out there and not all of them are easy to make or match certain dietary restrictions for you or your guests if you plan on having a summer cook-out! With that being said, here are twelve light pasta salad recipes that will make you want to cook them all season long!

1. Pasta With Garlicky Swiss Chard And Corn

While this recipe’s title may make it sound long and complicated, it is actually quite easy to create and will have your guests begging you for the recipe! All you need is some short pasta, corn kernels, olive oil, an onion, garlic, and some Swiss chard! To add some extra flavoring, throw in some salt and pepper and possibly some Parmesan to give it that extra kick!

You can find the link to the recipe down below!

12 Summer Light Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

2. Peas, Spinach & Kale Pasta Salad With Italian Vinaigrette

Not only will this pasta salad make your taste buds thank you for how delicious it is, but your body will also benefit greatly from all of the natural and healthy ingredients it has inside it. Kale, peas, and spinach are just what you need this summer to keep your energy up and your stomach full!

To recreate this dish, click the link to the recipe down below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

3. Chicken Pasta Salad With Avocado, Tomato, And Basil

This pasta salad recipe is packed to the brim with just the right amount of vegetables and protein to keep your metabolism going for all those fun summer activities you’ll be doing this season. Not only is this pasta salad delicious, but incredibly easy to make!

Check out the recipe linked below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

4. Pesto Chicken Pasta Salad

This dish is packed with so much flavor it is hard to believe there are only a few ingredients needed to make it. All it takes is twenty minutes of your time and you have got yourself a dish that people will be sure to flock to. You don’t even need to cook your own chicken for this recipe! Easy, already made rotisserie chicken, as well as every other ingredient needed to make this pasta salad, are all you will need to pull of this quick and easy recipe!

Check out the link to the recipe down below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

5. Green Goddess Pasta Salad

The name truly says it all. This dish is heavenly, as well as extremely healthy. It is also (thankfully) easy to put together even with all of the different greenery that goes into it.

Check out the recipe for this delicious pasta salad down below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

6. Mandarin Pasta Spinach Salad With Teriyaki Dressing

This pasta salad recipe is for anyone looking to try something a little more adventurous, as well as  spice up their side dish table during a celebratory cook-out or dinner!

Check out the recipe linked below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

7. Strawberry Spinach Pasta Salad With Orange Poppy Seed Dressing

This light pasta salad recipe is for those that love adding a little bit of sweetness into their dishes. Strawberries are the fruit of summer, as well as the perfect ingredient to add to a healthy pasta salad dish. That, and I can personally say that combing strawberries and orange poppy seed dressing into the dish will make you never want to stop eating it, even after the summer is over.

Check out the recipe for this dish linked below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

8. Rainbow Antipasto Pasta Salad

This recipe will probably become the most colorful dish you will ever put together. Not only does it look amazing, but it tastes amazing! The combination of all the different ingredients will cause your taste buds to explode with joy!

Check out the link for the recipe below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

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9. Zesty Italian Pasta Salad

This zesty pasta salad dish is jut what you need this summer if you’re looking for something packed with a whole lot of delicious flavors. All you need are bow-ties, mozzarella, olives, tomatoes, and salami to ensure you get that extra bite of flavor! Give this recipe a shot this summer! You will not be disappointed!

Check out the recipe linked below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salad Recipes To Cook All Season Long

10. Broccoli And Grape Pasta Salad

I know, I know. This pasta salad’s name might make you a bit wary about trying what lies inside it, but trust me, you will not be disappointed by the combination of flavors once you have your first bite of it! These textures and flavors truly turn this pasta salad into a savory but sweet masterpiece! It is also perfect for anyone looking to try and make something new and exciting this summer season!

Check out the recipe for this dish linked below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salads To Cook During The Season

11. Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

This is probably one of the healthiest pasta salads on this list! It is also just as delicious as any other recipe, and this salad includes protein-packed delicious grilled chicken that is full of amazing flavors and seasonings. This recipe is specifically for anyone that truly wants to ensure that their pasta is low calorie and boosts their metabolism.

Check out the recipe below!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salads To Cook All Season Long

12. Chicken Cesar Pasta Salad

This is probably my all-time favorite pasta salad to eat and make. A Cesar salad is already full of great flavor and great textures that make eating it a whole lot of fun, but to incorporate all that deliciousness into a pasta salad truly makes this recipe special. While it may not seem light at first, the recipe tones down all of the fat and sugars that come with the dressing in order to keep this dish healthy and great tasting.

Check out the recipe in the link below! You won’t regret it!

12 Light Summer Pasta Salads To Cook All Season Long

Finding the perfect pasta salad can definitely be a challenge if you don’t know where to start looking. These recipes are not only healthy but super fun and easy to make! What did you think of these light pasta salad recipes? Do you already have your own personalized pasta salad dish? Let us know in the comments below!

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