American summer pasta recipes

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Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
25360 views
Southwestern Shell Pasta Salad

Southwestern Shell Pasta Salad

Chop, chop, chop and get your frustrations out making this pasta salad with south-of-the-border appeal. Choose your heat level by amount of peppers,…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
4 votes
3503 views
Mac 'n Cheese Appetizer Pastry Cups

Mac 'n Cheese Appetizer Pastry Cups

Great appetizer for any get together, any time!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
467 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
4 votes
12213 views
Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad

Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad

Growing up, my Mother fixed a pasta salad that was so awesome. Well, I did a makeover of that pasta salad with my own twist...by changing the pasta…

Vanessa
Jun 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
2136 views
Summertime Macaroni Salad Classic

Summertime Macaroni Salad Classic

This is a favorite in our family and guests. Just a nice summer macaroni salad. Great for picnics and BBQ's.

Denise Sherin
Jun 2014
Advanced
2 votes
2346 views
Marvelous Mac 'n Cheese!

Marvelous Mac 'n Cheese!

Homemade macaroni and cheese that's easy to prepare and tastes so much better than out of a box. A personal and family favorite!

erin de martini
Jun 2008
Beginner
5 votes
7682 views
BLT Macaroni Salad

BLT Macaroni Salad

This is a summer staple in my house because it's nice to serve on hot and humid days. Make sure to cook the pasta al dente because it will…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
1 vote
2526 views
Summer mac salad

Summer mac salad

This is a mac salad recipe that I make often throughout the summer. It has the foundation of the Muellers elbows box recipe and has evolved through…

Leigh Elliott
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
2655 views
Pasta Shells in white sauce with sausage, mushrooms and peas!

Pasta Shells in white sauce with sausage, mushrooms and peas!

I'm a big fan of Italian food and Pasta tops my list! I had this packet of shell pasta and wanted to make…

Manju Nair
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
4631 views
Macaroni Salad Primavera

Macaroni Salad Primavera

Bursting with garden fresh veggie flavors and color, this salad is great for on the go and complements any meal indoors or out!!

Smokinhotchef
Jul 2012
Advanced
2 votes
2041 views
Fake Out Crab Rangoon Bites

Fake Out Crab Rangoon Bites

This recipe is a spin off of one of my favorite items found in a Chinese Restaurant. I've always loved this crispity outer layer coupled with the…

Smokinhotchef
Mar 2012
Advanced
1 vote
1542 views
Grandma's Macaroni Salad

Grandma's Macaroni Salad

This recipe is not of my making (it's Grandma's) but my entire family loves it, I think you will too.

Shawn Kent
Mar 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1602 views
Lasanga Fritta (like Olive garden)

Lasanga Fritta (like Olive garden)

These are amazing tasting little appetizers!

Erica
May 2011
Beginner
1 vote
2353 views
Shrimp & Shell Pasta Salad

Shrimp & Shell Pasta Salad

A light summer luncheon salad with a yogurt dill dressing. Serve as the main attraction or as a side dish. Substitute light sour cream for the…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2011
Professional
3 votes
2990 views