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Whether you’re packing for a picnic or whipping up a side dish for your backyard barbecue, make sure to have one of these 13 pasta salads on the menu.

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Salami, Artichoke and Ricotta Pasta Salad

A few of our favorite ingredients, all in one bowl.

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Lobster Pasta Salad with Tarragon Dressing

We’re splurging on this dish.

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Apple, Grape and Pecan Pasta Salad

Classic macaroni salad gets an upgrade with fresh fruit.

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Caesar Pasta Salad

This still counts as salad, right?

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Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

Move over, tomatoes.

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Lemony Orzo Pasta Salad

Give the penne a rest.

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Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Peanut noodles are a dish best served cold.

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Avocado and Black Bean Pasta Salad

The perfect combo of our two favorite things, pasta and avocado. 

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Italian Veggie Pasta Salad

Light, tangy and totally satisfying.

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Crunchy Ramen Salad

Think beyond noodle soup. 

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Roasted Broccoli and Bacon Pasta Salad

Bring on the bacon.

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Mexican Macaroni Salad

Your fiesta starts here.

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