Summer Pasta Salad with Baby Greens – pasta salad without mayo---with a good dose of greens, sun dried tomatoes, capers, fresh shaved Parmesan cheese and a splash of balsamic and oil. (with brown rice pasta)
Harris Sisters GirlTalk: Southwest Pasta Salad: I added cucumber, red bell pepper, and avocado to the recipe; inverted the amounts of cumin & chili powder; I also used Tolerant Black Bean Pasta instead of regular pasta (and instead of black beans).
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad- I used yogurt ranch dressing in place of blue cheese dressing, I used a bag of shredded carrots and 2 cans of chicken (shredded up), and added 2 cups of sharp cheddar cheese.
Pasta Salad with Goat Cheese and Arugula Everyday Food. You can prep the components of this pasta salad in advance -- toss together just before serving. The spicy arugula, creamy goat cheese, and a touch of Dijon mustard give the dish plenty of flavor.
Orzo Salad pound orzo pasta 1 pound grape or cherry tomatoes, sliced 2 large carrots, shredded 1 cucumber diced 1 can of garbanzo bean rinsed and drained cup finely chopped red onion cup fresh cilantro, chopped cup fresh parsley, chopped cup fresh basil