Food·Posted on Jun 6, 201329 Pasta Salads To Chill Out With This SummerHey bro, you like noodles? Cool, me too.by Rachel SandersBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Cold Sesame Noodles with Summer Vegetables bonappetit.com Make lots of this super-simple sesame dressing and keep it around for instant noodle satisfaction. Recipe here. 2. Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad erikafollansbee.com Chicken, onion, tomatoes, parm, caesar dressing, hot sauce: sincerely curious to try this one. 3. Bean Thread Noodles with Pickled Vegetables bonappetit.com The peanuts are key. Recipe here 4. Creamy Avocado Pasta thesassylife.com Avocado turns into a magical creamy pasta sauce with zero cooking. Add extra lemon if you're not eating it right away to keep things green. Recipe here. 5. Pasta Salad with Melon, Pancetta and Ricotta Salata bonappetit.com Crumbled feta cheese would be great too. Recipe here. 6. Greek Chickpea Pasta Salad pbs.org Recipe here. 7. Soba Noodle and Vegetable Salad with Soy Balsamic Vinaigrette inpursuitofmore.com Recipe here. 8. Lemony Orzo Pasta Salad with Feta and Cucumber forkknifeswoon.com Here's to orzo, the mightiest tiny pasta of them all. Recipe here. 9. Thai Tofu and Noodle Salad ohmyveggies.com Recipe here. 10. Amish Macaroni Salad chocolatemoosey.com I'm not going to ENDORSE putting mayonnaise on pasta, but do what you have to. Recipe here. 11. Vietnames Rice Noodles with Vegetarian Spring Rolls alimentageuse.com If the spring rolls are a little above your ambition level, some grilled meat or veggies would be a perfectly acceptable sub. Recipe here. 12. Zucchini "Noodles" with Sesame Peanut Sauce blog.fatfreevegan.com Zucchini makes a great summer alternative to pasta if you're eating gluten-free. Recipe here. 13. Greek Pasta Salad with Crab and Feta neighborfoodblog.com If you find the idea of sprinkling imitation crab meat on your salad a little too funky, feel free to use cooked shrimp or skip it altogether. Recipe here. 14. Somen Noodles with Sesame Tofu & Avocado oh-papillon.blogspot.jp These pretty pink Japanese noodles are favored with ume (preserved plum), but any kind will work. Recipe here. 15. Caprese Pasta Salad pinkbasil.com Pesto is far superior way to get basil flavor all up in there than just throwing in a few leaves. Recipe here. 16. Shredded Chicken Breast and Udon Noodle Salad bonappetit.com Tahini makes a creamy, nutty dressing. Recipe here. 17. Spring Pasta Salad with Peas and Pesto seriouseats.com Peas and pesto are a serious (and charmingly alliterative) power couple. Recipe here. 18. Sesame and Shiitake Soba Noodles loveandlemons.com Here's to minimalism. Recipe here. 19. Orzo Pasta with Roasted Broccoli and Chickpeas familyfreshcooking.com Recipe here. 20. Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Zucchini and Feta thepioneerwoman.com Recipe here. 21. Cold Peanut Noodles wholeliving.com No need to go hunt down fancy noodles; whole-wheat spaghetti does the trick just fine. Recipe here. 22. Chicken Niçoise Pasta Salad foodiecrush.com Recipe here. 23. Salmon Pasta Salad with Mustard and Dill Dressing theintolerantgourmet.com Like I always say, what's good for the bagel is great for the pasta. Recipe here. 24. Pasta Salad with Spicy Peanut Butter Dressing themustardseedmeadow.blogspot.com With all those colors and crunchy bits, it's basically a party unto itself. Recipe here. 25. Chicken Tikka Pasta Salad dailywaffle.com Cilantro-mint chutney pulls it all together. Very clever. Recipe here. 26. Rice Noodle Salad with Spicy Lemongrass Dressing blog.seasonwithspice.com Recipe here. 27. Penne Pasta Salad with Olive Tapenade, Herbs and Pine Nuts thekitchykitchen.blogspot.com Recipe here. 28. Kale and Slivered Brussels Sprout Soba Noodles sproutedkitchen.com Recipe here. 29. Pasta Salad with Grilled Sausages and Peppers foodandwine.com Recipe here. Want more amazing recipes like these? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Food newsletter, and we’ll send them to you twice a week!