Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is one of our favorite potluck and make ahead recipes, and the options are endless!

From dill pickle pasta salad to classics like BLT pasta salad and Italian pasta salad, we almost always have some in the fridge ready to enjoy!

Pasta salad is great if you need a last minute dish to bring to a cook out, because you can almost always make it ahead of time and keep it in the fridge.

Pasta salad recipes actually taste best after a few hours, as all of the flavors from the dressing and veggies will incorporate into the pasta!

How Long To Cook Pasta For Pasta Salad

Pasta should be undercooked by a minute or two to give it the perfect al dente bite in pasta salad. Double check the box, and subtract a minute when cooking!

How Long Does Pasta Salad Last?

Depending on the pasta salad recipe you’re making, pasta salad will last up to 5 days in the fridge.

If there is meat in the pasta salad, it will last up to 3 days.

In a veggie based recipe like caprese pasta salad, you will have up to 5 days to enjoy it as long as it’s stored in the fridge covered.