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How to Keep Cold Pasta From Sticking Together

If you’re making a cold pasta salad that requires you to start with room temperature noodles, we often find that it all tends to stick together in one big clump. Here’s how to keep cold pasta noodles from sticking together:

After straining, toss hot cooked pasta with a few spoons of olive oil and spread out on a parchment-lined baking sheet until cool.

By coating the pasta with oil, you’ll prevent it from sticking together as it cools. Then, you can store it in the fridge until ready to toss it with your dressing of choice and eat right away.