Vegetarian pasta salad (47)

For the ultimate picnic fare or light summer supper, check out our vegetarian pasta salad recipes for cool Greek-style pasta salads, chickpea and pasta salads and more. Leftovers are great in packed lunches.

Top vegetarian pasta salad recipes

1 review

Grilled vegetables are delicious with chunky pasta in a tangy dressing. Serve this salad as a light lunch or offer it as an accompaniment for grilled poultry or meat, when it will serve 6 or 8.

Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

10 reviews

A Vietnamese-inspired sauce made with coriander, chillies, lime juice, fish sauce and sugar is tossed with rice noodles, cucumber, shredded cabbage and carrots.

Recipe by: JEN

9 reviews

A delightful summer pasta salad. Lime-tomato dressing with minced chillies gives it a kick.


7 reviews

Penne pasta is tossed with tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers and black olives, then dressed in lemon juice and olive oil.

Recipe by: Sara Hardy

6 reviews

This recipe comes from my Italian grandmother. It was always one of my favourites. It's best if you chill it overnight.

Recipe by: Anita Hughes

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