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Here Are Four Ways You Can Make Bomb Pasta Salad

Because you can never have too much pasta, right?

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Here are four different types of pasta salad to make this season.

Italian Pasta Salad

Servings: 6–8

INGREDIENTS:

Dressing

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 teaspoon garlic salt

2 teaspoons dried minced onion

2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated

1 teaspoon honey

1 tablespoon minced red bell pepper

¼ cup white wine vinegar

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

½ cup olive oil

Salad

12 ounces rainbow rotini pasta

½ cup black olives

½ cup red bell pepper, diced

½ cup salami

½ cup broccoli

½ cup green bell pepper, diced

½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

½ cup mozzarella pearls

PREPARATION:

Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

Taco Pasta Salad

Servings: 6–8

INGREDIENTS:

Dressing

2 tablespoons jalapeño, minced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons lime juice

2 tablespoons taco seasoning

½ cup olive oil

Salad

12 ounces cavatappi

½ cup cooked ground beef, diced

½ cup red bell pepper

½ cup black beans

½ cup green bell pepper, diced

½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

½ cup corn

½ cup avocado, diced

Cilantro, to garnish

PREPARATION:

Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Salad

Servings: 6-8

INGREDIENTS

Dressing

¾ cup sour cream

½ cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons onion soup mix

2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

Salad

12 ounces farfalle pasta

½ cup cooked spinach

½ cup artichoke hearts

½ cup green onions

½ cup romano cheese, grated

½ cup parmesan cheese, grated

Red pepper flakes, to garnish

PREPARATION:

Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

Asian Peanut Pasta Salad

Servings: 6–8

INGREDIENTS

Dressing

½ cup peanut butter

2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce

1½ tablespoons miso

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon ginger, minced

1 tablespoon honey

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

½ teaspoon sesame oil

1 teaspoon water

Salad

12 ounces shell pasta (conchiglie)

½ cup green onion

½ cup ramen noodles, crushed

2 carrots, julienned

½ cup broccoli

½ cup roasted peanuts

Cilantro, to garnish

PREPARATION

Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

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