Seashell Pasta Salad

Seashell Pasta Salad

Dive into a Sea of Flavor with Hunt’s Seashell Pasta Salad

Get ready to transport your taste buds to a sunny seaside retreat with this refreshing and colorful Seashell Pasta Salad from Hunt’s. It’s a symphony of textures and flavors, boasting plump seafood-shaped pasta shells nestled in a vibrant ocean of Hunt’s Choice-Cut Tomatoes. Dive in and discover:

  • Sun-kissed sweetness: Juicy chunks of Hunt’s Choice-Cut Tomatoes burst with the essence of summer, their vibrant red hue painting the salad with warmth.
  • Crunchy bites of delight: Crisp carrots, red bell peppers, and green bell peppers add pops of color and refreshing crunch, making every bite a textural adventure.
  • Aromatic whispers: Sliced green onions introduce a subtle, garlicky aroma that mingles with the tomatoes’ sweetness and the peppers’ zest.
  • Salty surprises: Sliced ripe black olives add unexpected bursts of briny delight, balancing the sweetness and creating a complex flavor profile.
  • Creamy Italian embrace: A drizzle of Italian salad dressing coats the pasta and vegetables, offering a comforting creaminess that ties everything together.
  • A touch of elegance: Grated Parmesan cheese sprinkles its salty, nutty magic on top, adding a touch of sophistication and richness.

Simple to make, stunning to behold:

This salad is easy to assemble perfect for busy weeknights or potlucks. Just cook the pasta, chop the veggies, toss it with the dressing and cheese, and let the flavors meld. In minutes, you’ll have a dish that’s:

  • Eye-catching: The vibrant colors of the tomatoes, peppers, and olives make this salad a feast for the eyes and the palate.
  • Refreshing and light: This salad is sure to please. It is perfect for a warm summer day or as a side dish to a heavier meal.
  • Customizable: Feel free to add your personal touches, like grilled chicken, crumbled feta cheese, or a different type of dressing.

So grab your ingredients, crank up the beach tunes, and whip up a batch of Hunt’s Seashell Pasta Salad. It’s the perfect way to bring a taste of the seashore to your table any time of year!

Bonus Tip: For an extra burst of flavor, marinate the diced tomatoes in a bit of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and fresh herbs before adding them to the salad.

Seashell Pasta Salad

Seashell Pasta Salad
A vintage clipped recipe from Hunt's Tomatoes for a Seashell Pasta Salad made with pasta shells, Hunt's Choice-Cut Tomatoes, carrots, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, Italian dressing, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
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  • 1 package large shell pasta 12-ounce package; cooked according to package directions, rinsed with cold water and drained.
  • 1 can Hunt's Choice-Cut Tomatoes 28-ounce can
  • 2 medium carrots diagonally sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper cubed
  • 1/2 green bell pepper cubed
  • 1/3 cup green onions sliced
  • 1 can sliced ripe black olives 2.25 ounce can
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • In a large bowl, stir together all ingredients until well mixed.
  • Cover and refigerate 1 hour before serving.

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Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Pasta, Pasta Salad, Tomatoes


Makes 10 cups of salad.

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