Creamy Southwest Pasta Salad – Quick and Easy

Creamy Southwest Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is one of those classic side dishes that you can find at almost any summer cook-out or get together. The traditional version is great, but I always like to do things just a little different and come up with a new version. This Creamy Southwest Pasta Salad is loaded with corn, black beans, tomatoes, red onion and a chipotle ranch. It is super quick and easy to make, loaded with flavor and is sure to be a hit with all of your friends and family! Making this is as simple as tossing the cooked pasta with the rest of the ingredients, letting it chill and then serving. It is the perfect recipe for hot summer days when you want to get in and out of the kitchen as quickly as possible.

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Caprese Pasta Salad (Quick, Fresh and Easy!)

A bowl of caprese pasta salad

This Caprese Pasta Salad is made using whole wheat pasta, fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella pearls. Balsamic vinegar, olive oil and salt are tossed in and a simple, quick, delicious and easy pasta salad is born! This would be a great dish to have as a quick and easy vegetarian dinner, or as a side with your favorite protein. This would also be an excellent thing to bring to your next summer get together. Your friends will love it!

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Chilled Ramen Salad

Plate of chilled ramen salad

I know, I know…when you hear ramen all you probably think of is the pack of noodles that kept you alive through college. I do not even want to think about how many packs of ramen I ate from the ages of 8-22. Get those thoughts out of your head though, this is something totally different! This Chilled Ramen Salad uses those noddles you know and love, but they are playing in a whole new league now.

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