18 Vegan Pasta salad Recipes that are versatile and mouthwatering. They are great to serve for lunch or dinner. This collection varies from the classics, like macaroni salad and Italian pasta salad, to new ideas, like peanut and Hawaiian pasta salad.

Here are some Gluten-Free Alternatives

I have included fellow blogger recipes that don’t explicitly use gluten-free pasta since,  it’s an easy switch to whatever your favorite brand of pasta is. You can find gluten-free pasta in most major supermarkets and online.

1. Vegan Italian Pasta Salad

A yummy veggie-filled lunch option is my Vegan Italian Pasta Salad. It is full of flavor, and your favorite protein option can be added to make it a full meal.

24 Vegan Pasta Salads Italian Pasta Salad with pasta, veggies in a hite bowl

2. Balsamic Summer Pasta Salad by Veggie Inspired

This summery salad is a delicious way to bring the warm weather to winter. This creamy Balsamic Pasta Salad is full of fresh fruits and veggies and is just a piece of summer in your mouth.

Balsamic Summer Pasta Salad with strawberries, olives, tomatoes

3. Peanut Noodles With Tofu

This delicious Peanut Noodles with Tofu recipe tastes so amazing with just simple ingredients and it even tastes better than any take out! Prepare this easy Asian noodle for your friends and family, eat right away or serve as a cold noodle salad. 

Peanut Noodles With Tofu in a black bowl, with black chop sticks and garnish with cilantro and peanuts

4. Hawaiian-style Macaroni Salad by Spabettie

This is a fun variation on a classic bbq dish. Hawaiian-style Macaroni Salad uses pineapple to take this pasta salad to the next level. Try with veggie hot dogs!

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad with mayo, pineapple, pickle 3 white bowls

5. Avocado Pasta Salad by The Stingy Vegan

This Avocado Pasta Salad is super customizable. The recipe is ready for you to make and love, but will still taste great if you switch out some seasonings or vegetables as well.

Avocado Pasta Salad with cherry tomatoes, red oions

6. Vegan Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad is an age-old classic for every family occasion, holiday, and cookout. But it is usually full of ingredients you may not want to use and can be lacking in flavor. However, not in this recipe!

Vegan macaroni salad with red onions, parsley in a white bowl

7. Southwest Pasta Salad by Veggies Save the Day

I definitely love a good Southwest Pasta Salad, with classic black beans and corn, and with a vegan chipotle ranch to boot, this recipe is a winner.

Southwest Pasta Salad with avocado, black beans, cherry tomatoes, corn

8. Butternut Squash Pasta by Savory Spin

Butternut squash is one of those flavors that will make any dish feel warm and inviting. This Coriander Spiced Butternut Squash Pasta will make such comforting bowl for dinner.

Creamy orange butternut squash pasta in a white bowl with parsley as garnish

9. Thai Pasta Salad by Beyond the Chicken Coop

If you think of Thai food, one of the first few things will probably be pad thai. This Thai Pasta Salad is a much lighter but still delicious dish that you can add practically any combination of vegetables to.

Thai Pasta Salad with red and yellow bell pepper and garnish with basil on a white background with blue hand towel

10. Roasted Pepper And Avocado Pasta by Living Sweet Moments

Everyone loves a creamy sauce, but have you tried it with avocados? This Roasted Pepper and Avocado Pasta will be ready in 20 minutes, without the need for you to make any complicated cream substitutes, and will taste anything but basic.

Roasted red pepper and avocado pasta on a white plate with a fork in the center, garnished with cherry tomatoes and basil

11. Mexican Spicy Bean Pasta Salad by Simplyvegetarian777

This delicious creamy pasta salad has vegetables, herbs, spice, and every other important aspect of a good meal. Mexican Spicy Bean & Pasta Salad will taste like a fiesta!

Mexican Bean Pasta Salad

12. Sundried Tomato Pesto Pasta Salad By Rhian Recipes

The pesto is only the tip of the iceberg in this recipe. Adding zucchini, red pepper, artichoke, and more, make this sundried Tomato Pesto Pasta Salad a tasty but healthy lunch or dinner option.

Sun dried tomato pesto pasta with glutn-free pasta, olives, artichoke hearts, radish, carrot

13. Hummus Pasta Salad by GoDairyFree

It is surprising that it isn’t more popular to put hummus on pasta. With this Pesto Hummus Pasta Salad, it adds additional flavor and creaminess to make this perfect for your next meal.

Hummus pasta salad with black olives, tomatoes and sprouts

14. Mushroom Pasta Salad by Cookilicious

A perfect dish for dinner is one that cooks quickly but tastes amazing and edamame is full of protein, so this dish is filling as well.

Edamama Mushroom Pasta salad in a brown bowl garnished with cilantro on a white background

15. Tart Cherry Balsamic Grilled Summer Vegetables Orzo Salad by Running To The Kitchen

This pasta is absolutely filled to the top with grilled vegetables and a tart cherry balsamic glaze. Grilled veggies add such an amazing flavor to any dish, and this Tart Cherry Balsamic Grilled Vegetable Orzo Salad is no exception.

Tart Cherries Balsamic Grilled Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

16. Mediterranean Pasta Salad by Vegan Huggs

Did you think I forgot a classic? Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without a Mediterranean Pasta Salad, which is vital for any occasion and even for weekday lunches.

Mediterranean Pasta Salad with artichokes, tomatoes, olives

17. Healthy Orzo Salad by Peas and Crayons

This is called a Healthy Orzo Pasta for a reason. It is purely orzo and vegetables, and a choice of two dressings that you can choose based on your preference. Definitely an amazing option for a quick lunch.

Healthy Orzo Salad with orzo, tomatoes, artichoke

18. Israeli Couscous Salad by Cadry’s Kitchen

This Israeli Couscous Salad is filled with so many flavorful ingredients, such as green onions, olives, artichokes, and basil.

Overhead shot of Israeli couscous salad with cucumber, tomatoes garnish with basil in a funfetti bowl

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