Cold Pasta Salad Recipes – Tuna Pasta Salad

This pasta salad receipt features everybody’s favorite: tuna with savory stuffed tortellini pasta.

2 (6 1/2 oz.) cans tuna

1 (8 oz.) pkg. Tortellini pasta, filled with Parmesan cheese

4 boiled eggs, chopped

1 small onion, chopped

1/2 cup sweet salad pickle cubes

1/2 cup celery, chopped

Mayonnaise

Directions

Cook pasta in 2 1/2-quart of boiling salted water for approximately 25 minutes; drain and let cool.

Add other ingredients to cooled pasta. Mix in the mayonnaise to taste.

=> Pasta Salad Recipes: Pasta Salad with Spam

Got some canned Spam sitting around in the cupboard? Use it to make this deliciously creamy pasta salad. A cheap and easy recipe for pasta salad.

1 (12 oz.) pkg. pasta curls

1 (12 oz.) can of Spam

1 medium zucchini

1 medium yellow or green pepper

10 cherry tomatoes, quartered

3 green onions

1/4 cup cucumber salad dressing

1/3 cup light vegetable oil

1/4 cup parmesan cheese

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Chopped olives

Paprika

Directions

Cut vegetables and Spam into julienne strips.

Prepare pasta; drain and put into a medium bowl. Combine the Spam, pasta, zucchini, bell pepper, tomatoes, olives and onions. In a small bowl, combine dressing, oil and pepper.

Add to salad mixture, then toss. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika. Cover and chill. Stir gently before serving.

=> Summer Pasta Salad: Seafood Pasta Salad

Here’s a great crab pasta salad that will be a hit at any gathering.

Salad

4 ounces pasta, uncooked

8 ounces crab surimi seafood chunks

1/2 cup celery, chopped

1/2 cup green onions, chopped

1/4 cup bell peppers, chopped

2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped

Dressing

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream

1/4 cup chili sauce

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.

In another bowl, stir together the salad dressing ingredients.

Toss dressing into crab mixture. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

=> Pasta Salad Italian Dressing: Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni

You can’t beat this zesty Italian American pasta salad featuring your favorite noodles, mushrooms and pepperoni.

7 ounce box pasta noodles

1 small can sliced ripe olives

1/4 cup green pepper, diced

1/4 cup onion, diced

1 ounce pepperoni, chopped

1 small can sliced mushrooms

Italian salad dressing

Parmesan cheese

Salt and pepper

Directions

Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.

Drain the juice from the olives and mushrooms; add to pasta. Add in peppers and onions; stir. Mix in the Italian dressing to thoroughly coat salad.

Add in the pepperoni and Parmesan cheese to taste. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Source by Brandy Summers