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Summer Zucchini Pasta Salad

August 17, 2023
Summer Zucchini Pasta Salad in a bowl on a wooden board with fresh zucchini in the background.

This Summer Zucchini Pasta Salad is loaded with fresh zucchini, tomatoes, kalamata olives, basil, onion, cannellini beans, feta cheese, and a simple oil and vinegar dressing. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I can hardly remember a summer when my father-in-law hasn’t had a crazy abundance of zucchini growing in his garden.  You’d think I’d have a collection of recipes at the ready every year.  But here we…

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Pesto Pasta Salad with Prosciutto

July 11, 2023
Flat lay photo of Pesto Pasta Salad with Prosciutto in a white serving dish. Fresh basil, grape tomatoes, shredded Parmesan, a kitchen towel, and wooden spoon sit around the dish.

This Pesto Pasta Salad is made with flavorful basil pesto, chiocciole pasta, red onion, bell pepper, grape tomatoes, olives, prosciutto, and shredded Parmesan cheese. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. We eat a ton of pasta salad during the summer. While there are a couple of tried and true recipes that we eat on repeat, I like to mix things up every once in a while.  Sometimes I’ll…

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Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad

May 18, 2023
Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad in a white serving bowl. Small bowls of olives and sundried tomatoes in the background and a wooden spoon in the front.

This Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad is colorful and full of herby, briny flavors with an orzo pasta base. It’s easy to make and delicious as a side dish or simple lunch. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. When I bought a box of orzo to use in a recipe for dinner one night, I didn’t realize how far that box would go – and it goes far!  Usually,…

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Butternut Squash Tortelloni Pasta Salad

November 22, 2022

Use your Thanksgiving leftovers to make this Butternut Squash Tortelloni Pasta Salad. It’s made with roasted squash, Brussels sprouts, onion, dried cranberries, and a maple balsamic vinaigrette. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. There are so many things to love about Thanksgiving.  One of my favorite things comes after the holiday feast – the leftovers!  I am all about taking full advantage of those delicious Thanksgiving leftovers.  I…

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Italian Sub Pasta Salad

August 30, 2022

If you like a loaded Italian sub from the deli, you’ll love this Italian Sub Pasta Salad made with penne, salami, prosciutto, tomato, onion, peppadew peppers, provolone, fresh basil and oregano, and a bottle of red wine vinaigrette! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Most of my pasta salad recipes get created while I’m cleaning out the fridge.  This pasta salad started with a stick of dry salami…

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Mediterranean Kale Pasta Salad

June 22, 2022

This Mediterranean Kale Pasta Salad is made with cavatappi pasta, shredded kale, feta cheese, shredded Parmesan, and sundried tomatoes in a fresh basil garlic oil.  It’s a flavorful summer side dish or a deliciously satisfying lunch! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. A couple weeks ago, I spent the day with my parents.  Like most trips to their house, I ended up raiding their fridge.  What did I…

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