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4 Pesto Pasta Salads To Kickstart Your Summer

Could anything start the sun-filled world of outdoor barbeques, cookouts, and picnics quite like a refreshing pesto pasta salad? Here are 5 tasty ways to kick off your summer dinners:

1. Pesto Pasta Caprese Salad

Rave Review: "Easy to make and I like the fact that the dressing is made fresh and not from a bottle."—Dana from Murrieta

Pesto Pasta Caprese Salad

Photo by Molly

2. Parsley Walnut Pesto Quinoa Salad

Rave Review: "Seriously amazing. I love how healthy this is and can't wait to eat the leftovers for lunch tomorrow!"LilSnoo

Parsley Walnut Pesto Quinoa Salad

Photo by LilSnoo

3. Fabulous Pesto Pasta Salad

Rave Review: "Wonderful light, clean, refreshing anytime salad. I totally agree with other reviewers, way better the next day!"—SEAHAGTOY

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Photo by Deb C.

4. Tortellini Pesto Salad

Rave Review: "This was a huge hit at a family gathering. It had a unique flavor that had everyone asking for the recipe."—Emily

Tortellini Pesto Salad

Photo by Maria

About Noel Christmas

Noel would really like that with some extra ranch dressing on it.