Melon Prosciutto Pasta Salad recipe

No-Heat Summer Recipes: Refreshing Pasta Salads and More!

During the hotter months, you may want to try giving your oven a break and opt for a cooler cuisine. Summer calls for fresh and light dishes, making cold pasta salads a healthy go-to. This means that you want to have recipes on hand that are quick, easy and can be packed to go. These no-heat pasta dishes are best served chilled and will please any party you’re hosting this season.

Lentil and Pomegranate Pasta Salad

This pasta recipe has colorful lentils mixed with bright pomegranate seeds, making it the perfect summer combo packed with nutrition.  In just 30 minutes, you can prepare this dish for a last-minute BBQ or an easy weekday lunch.

Lentil and Pomegranate Pasta Salad Recipe

Greek Pasta Salad

Keep your salad light with this Greek-inspired pasta dish that tastes best served cold. Take it with you for a picnic or a potluck that will make you feel like you’re dining in Greece!

Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

Power Crunch Pasta Salad

This superfood-packed meal has ingredients like kale, chia seeds and carrots. It’s a hearty dish that can be enjoyed right at home or packed to go for a summer get-together with friends!

Power Crunch Pasta Salad Recipe

Tortellini Antipasto Skewers

Impressive yet simple, these tortellini antipasto skewers are fresh and satisfying. Your guests will think that these took long to prepare, but they really only takes minutes.

Tortellini Antipasto Skewers Appetizer Recipe

Melon and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

What could make this classic Italian appetizer even better? Add pasta! Prosciutto-wrapped melon is turned into a meal when tossed with pasta and spinach for this quick and portable lunch or side dish.  Packed with flavor as well as nutrition!

Melon Prosciutto Pasta Salad recipe

Grilled Cauliflower Pasta with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Cauliflower pasta is a light side to go with your delicious BBQ meal! Lightly charring the cauliflower on the grill adds smoky flavor and gives this veggie a satisfying texture.

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