pasta salad Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular pasta salad dishes in restaurants
#1 CHINESE CHICKEN PASTA SALAD
California Chicken Cafe (Woodland Hills, California)
#2 SIDE PASTA SALAD
Giuseppe's Cafe (Birmingham, Alabama)
#3 ITALIAN PASTA SALAD
Arturo's Ristorante (Westborough, Massachusetts)
#4 PASTA JAYS SALAD
Pasta Jay's (Boulder, Colorado)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with pasta salad
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve pasta salad

3.18%

4,867 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online pasta salad recipes

0.3%

4,338 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

pasta salad Growth Over Time How pasta salad has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.175
Year Over Year PASTA SALAD growth or decline vs one year ago
23.47%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of pasta salad per consumer
1.63
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that pasta salad represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of pasta salad at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve pasta salad

3.18%

4,867 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online pasta salad recipes

0.3%

4,338 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for pasta salad, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
#2spaghetti
6.59%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
24.04%
#2pasta
6.56%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
#2french fries
2.75%
#3lasagna
1.82%
#4ravioli
1.59%
#5onion rings
1.18%
#6hamburger
0.99%
#7eggs
0.75%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1onion rings
#2french fries
#3salad
1.91%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1eggs
62.9%
#2hamburger
50.1%
#3lasagna
9.99%
#4ravioli
7.91%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
62.59%
#2steak
37.41%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1steak
10.44%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1chicken
35.92%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
72.69%
#2parmesan
11.65%
#3mozzarella
10.84%
#4cream
4.82%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cream
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
34.22%
#2cheese
15.99%
#3parmesan
7.14%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
#2vodka
5.45%
#3beer
0.38%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1vodka
#2beer
#3wine
48.55%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
51.19%
#2fish
48.81%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
17.78%
#2fish
11.2%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1pesto
54.38%
#2homestyle sauce
35.01%
#3marinara
10.61%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1marinara
#2homestyle sauce
60.79%
#3pesto
55.04%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
68.13%
#2cake
31.29%
#3breadsticks
0.58%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1breadsticks
#2bread
59.93%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cake
8.64%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
38.44%
#2greens
36.16%
#3onion
14.33%
#4mushrooms
11.07%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1mushrooms
50.67%
#2onion
50.1%
#3greens
36.96%
#4spinach
18.56%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with pasta salad, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
59.72%
#2chocolate
40.28%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
22.04%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose pasta salad compared to all other dishes
fitness
21.28%
weight loss
5.48%
clean eating
3.91%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with pasta salad over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1801.252.53.7556.257.58.751011.2512.513.75
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular pasta salad dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve pasta salad

3.18%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature pasta salad

italian restaurant

34%
pasta salad Pricing Analysis Average price of pasta salad across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$11.89$8.44$14.64$13.67$23.21AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular pasta salad Dishes The most notable variations of pasta salad served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Chinese Chicken Pasta Salad California Chicken CafeWoodland HillsCalifornia
#2 Side Pasta Salad Giuseppe's CafeBirminghamAlabama
#3 Italian Pasta Salad Arturo's RistoranteWestboroughMassachusetts
#4 Pasta Jays Salad Pasta Jay'sBoulderColorado
#5 Pasta Jays Veggie Salad Pasta Jay'sBoulderColorado
#6 Blue Crab Cake Pasta Salad Hash House a Go GoLas VegasNevada
#7 Pasta Salad Magnolia's Deli & CafeRochesterNew York
#8 Main Dish Pasta Salad The Main Dish & MoreAlexandriaLouisiana
Menu Items How many total instances of pasta salad found in restaurants across the country
7,488
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of pasta salad variations on a restaurant's menu
1.54

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online pasta salad recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for pasta salad
4,338
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use pasta salad as an ingredient
384
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of pasta salad recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Vegan Fall Pasta Salad from Rabbit and Wolves

2

Trippy Vegan Rainbow Pasta Salad from Crazy Vegan Kitchen

3

Cowboy Pasta Salad from Belly Full

4

Weight Watcher's BLT Pasta Salad from recipe-diaries.com

5

Cowboy Pasta Salad from Belly Full

6

Aunt Bee's Shrimp and Pasta Salad from The Seasoned Mom

7

Parmesan Pea Pasta Salad from Tasty Ever After | Quick and Easy Recipes | Food Blog

8

Grilled Veggie Pasta Salad from Better Homes and Gardens

9

Italian Pasta Salad from Mother Thyme

10

The BEST Pasta Salad from Iowa Girl Eats

11

Vegan Avocado Caprese Pasta Salad from Emilie Eats