It's Heating Up: Here Are 11 Summer Pasta Recipes to Get You Through the Season

When summer arrives, it seems only reasonable that the hearty meals of winter get replaced with light, colorful, and sometimes handheld-only options that complement the heat. And while we're big fans of salads, there's no reason to shy away from one particularly rich and filling dish this time of year: pasta.

With a few warm-weather adjustments — like heirloom tomatoes, Greek yogurt, and avocado pesto—pasta can easily make an appearance at any barbecue or alfresco gathering on the horizon. We rounded up 11 summer pasta recipes to try as soon as tonight.