Our Italian spaghetti salad recipe (sometimes called California spaghetti salad or simply spaghetti pasta salad) is full of delicious flavor! Here is an essential recipe for summer potlucks!

Spaghetti salad recipe

I swear, there's something satisfying about being able to spin spaghetti noodles around your fork. It just beats spear rotini or bow tie pasta, right? Three cheers for spaghetti noodles, and three cheers for this absolutely amazing cold Italian spaghetti pasta salad recipe.

Italian spaghetti salad recipe

Italian pasta salad with spaghetti noodles

There are so many different ways to prepare this classic potluck recipe. You can really get creative with the fresh vegetables you choose, but trust me when it comes to the dressing for this Italian pasta salad. My wardrobe is perfect if I say it myself.

Whatever you do, don't skip the McCormick’s Salad Supreme. It adds a special little kick.

Easy Italian spaghetti pasta saladWith so many vacations and events during the summer, I end up making this recipe at least half a dozen times.

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I love it because it's an easy-to-prepare pasta salad recipe that stays in the fridge overnight.

Honestly, like many good pasta salads, it probably tastes even better on the second day. Letting the pasta salad sit in the fridge allows the Italian dressing to get into the spaghetti noodles.