Tis the season of potlucks and parties which means it’s also the season for pasta salads! We’ve never met a pasta salad we didn’t like (or eat), but we’re totally guilty of treating this must-have side as a last-minute afterthought. Part of our excuse is that pasta salads are low-maintenance dishes that we can always count on so we don’t have to put much thought into them. After all, they only require a few minutes of prep and simple ingredients. But since they always deliver applause-worthy results, it was time to give the underrated side another look.
These three pasta salads, developed by Betty bloggers, have changed the way we think about the traditional pasta salad. Inspired by popular flavor profiles and created from a box of Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad™, these salads go from a supporting role to the starring role in a matter of minutes.
This pasta salad is loaded with fresh ingredients like tomatoes, lettuce, and avocado. It delivers zesty summer flavors thanks to green chiles, cilantro and southwestern-ranch pasta.