Quick and easy 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
21096 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
690 views
Pasta Vegetable Medley

Pasta Vegetable Medley

You won't waste a second making this delicious side dish. Cook the pasta while you sauté the vegetables, and they'll be done at the same time. Best…

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2014
Advanced
1 vote
437 views
Peanut and Vegetable Linguine

Peanut and Vegetable Linguine

A recipe for a meatless Monday meal of healthy whole grain pasta, fresh vegetables and peanuts for a bit of Mediterranean cuisine. Adapted from…

Julia Ann Souders
Jun 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
608 views
Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes

Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes

Since we can have great tomatoes year around, we can always enjoy their fresh flavor this way. Remember: Never store your fresh tomatoes in the…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1095 views
An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

This tasty and colorful low calorie appetizer consists of a simple to make…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
1 vote
1664 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
3 votes
6660 views
Chicken, Tomatoes & Rotini Salad

Chicken, Tomatoes & Rotini Salad

Hearty pasta salad to help use up leftover roast chicken or turkey. I've a bumper crop of grape tomatoes which…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
742 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
2558 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
1175 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
609 views
Cheese Tortellini with Purple Sage and Browned Butter

Cheese Tortellini with Purple Sage and Browned Butter

My family loves this dish. It's a classic and uses an herb that grows year after year in my yard--purple sage.…

K. Garner
Aug 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
318 views
Spaghetti in Basil Pesto with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Walnuts

Spaghetti in Basil Pesto with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Walnuts

Spaghetti is an extremely versatile variety of pasta, it can be rich and satisfying when combined with…

Hina Gujral
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
234 views
Homemade Green Tea Pasta With Mint Pesto

Homemade Green Tea Pasta With Mint Pesto

It's a fabulous meatless meal you will never resist !

kristy
Nov 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
425 views
Cold Spaghetti with Peanut Soy Sauce

Cold Spaghetti with Peanut Soy Sauce

A refreshing summer dish that's easy to prepare and very tasty!

SpaghettiandChopsticks
Jun 2011
Intermediate
4 votes
314 views