6 Refreshingly Cold Pastas for Hot Summer Days

Pasta: It’s one of our favorite carbs. It’s filling, tasty, and downright delicious. And we haven’t even talked about how many shapes and sizes it comes in (There’s practically a whole wall of choices at your local market!).

With the heat at its peak, people tend to turn their backs on the stovetop for more grill-worthy recipes. We say: Not so fast! 

We picked out six of our favorite cold pasta recipes, from the traditional tuna salad to a veggie-loaded cauliflower and seafood penne. We know the weather is boiling, but is your water boiling, yet? 

(P.S. What are your favorite cold pasta dishes? Tell us about ’em on Facebook!)

Hot or Cold Niçoise-Style Tuna Pasta

Hot or Cold Spicy Cauliflower and Seafood Pasta

New Pesto Pasta Salad

Rotisserie Chicken Cold Noodles

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Tuna Pasta Salad

Orzo and Zucchini Salad

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