Italian Pasta Salad
Recipe Collection

orzo pasta salad
The best Italian pasta salad recipe collection on the net! We take you straight to the heart of Italy with an exciting and original selection of pasta salads that will leave your taste buds wanting more! My name is Kira Volpi and this page is full of colorful exciting pasta recipes for you to try.

This is your opportunity to get creative with pasta shapes, colorful ingredients, Italian cheeses and fresh Italian herbs and spices. Of course the warmer seasons SCREAM pasta salad so it's time to break out the recipe book you've tucked away all winter long and start creating something wonderful and delicious.

Vegetable Pasta Salad Recipes:

Prima Vera means spring in Italian and what a great way to kick it off right with a bowl of your favorite Italian pasta recipe full of fresh spring vegetables. What a delicious way to welcome in the new season after a long cold winter. All the beautiful colors come out in spring and summer and in our food. So bright and crisp you just have to take advantage of the brilliance of color they add to your cold Italian pasta salad recipes.

  1. An Amazing Avocado Pasta Salad
  2. Crunchy Broccoli Pasta Salad
  3. Bright Tomato Italian Pasta Salad Recipe
  4. Zucchini Pasta Salad Recipe
If you're cooking pasta for a crowd of hungry guests at that pool party you've been planning then I suggest using any one of my pasta recipe crowd pleasers as a great side dish or main plate. Summer time is the time to be outside enjoying the weather and the sun and pasta salads are a great way to get you out of the kitchen an into the fun, so put a serving or two in a picnic basket for a day in the park. Don't forget a nice bottle of crisp white wine and crusty Italian bread.

Chicken Pasta Salad Recipes:

A great and affordable way to put together a meal, a side dish or a salad. You can easily take a few chicken breasts, dice them up to add to your Italian Pasta salad recipe and you've just made a wonderful pasta dish that will please all of your guests. There are so many ways to prepare chicken and you can use every type of cooking method to create your own pasta salad.

  1. Broiled Chicken Pasta Salad
  2. Grilled Chicken Salad with Pasta
  3. Marinated Chicken
  4. Garlic Chicken
  5. Blackened Chicken Salad
All great and tasty ideas to complete a perfect Italian pasta salad recipe.

Seafood Pasta Salad Recipes:

Seafood pasta salads are great for keeping it light. Take advantage of the flavor of the sea.

  1. Fresh Crab
  2. Succulent Clams
  3. Bold Mussels
  4. Sweet Shrimp
  5. Tender Calamari
Tossing them together with a delicious, lemony pasta salad dressing or spicy crushed pepper and olive oil will bring it all together. Keep it simple because you don't want to over power the delicate flavor of the seafood when you make Italian pasta salad recipe with seafood. Make a seafood medley with a Rotelli pasta shape and you have an artful and delicious meal.

So always…
Vivere, Amare, Ridere e Mangiare Bene
Live, Love, Laugh and Eat Well!
Kira Volpi

After a long Missouri winter, here’s a spring time pasta salad to bring in color and flavor.

avocado pasta salad AVOCADO PASTA SALAD:
Straight from the gardens of California. Haas avocados make this recipe GREAT!

Caprese pasta salad CAPRESE PASTA SALAD:
An Italian salad tradition with a twist and a twisted pasta! Abondanza Bene!

It's a unique combination that will surprise you with every bite.

Ham pasta salad HAM PASTA SALAD:
A True Italian Ham Pasta Salad with sweet salty flavor and a colorful appeal!

Orzo Pasta Salad recipe ORZO SALAD RECIPE:
It will transport you across the Atlantic with every bite.

Santa Barbara Orzo Pasta Salad SUMMER ORZO PASTA SALAD:
Santa Barbara style with organic ingredients, fresh lemons and smiles for all.

A last minute salad that had guests (ALMOST) more interested in the food then the game!

creamy chicken and sage past” TUNA PASTA SALAD:
Creamy and delicious and perfect for a BBQ or Pool Party!

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