What is a pasta salad? Essentially, it is comprised of pasta tossed in a dressing (usually vinegar, oil, or mayonnaise-based) with complimentary meats and vegetables. While the recipe may sound basic, the ingredients and combinations of flavors are endless. Not only do pasta salad recipes taste amazing, but they’re such a breeze to make. It’s no wonder why there’s a pasta salad at any party you go to! There are so many great recipes out there, but here are a few of our favorites for the summer. Enjoy!