Simple Macaroni Salad

Simple Macaroni Salad

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"This is a very basic pasta salad, easily fixed up by adding extra vegetables or some chopped salami."


1 h 15 m servings 204 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 387 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil; cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, eggs, pickles, celery and green onions. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste; serve chilled.
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  1. 13 Ratings


This is an excellent basic recipe for pasta salad. I added small amounts each of avacado, cheddar cheese and cucumber. Very good!

This is closer to my macaroni salad and I like it better without bellpepper. Use a bag of salad macaroni instead of regular macaroni. Chop about a cup of celery and about 3 to 4 green onions, ad...

Sorry, but I thought this terribly boring. I don't quite comprehend the concept of rating THIS recipe by substituting so many things that it's an entirely different recipe. But THIS recipe cer...

Excellent Recipe! I used Kraft Greek Vinaigrette dressing instead of Italian dressing. Also I added 1/4 c. shreeded Parmesan cheese & 1/4 cup Mexican shredded cheese. My husband rated it 10 st...

This pasta salad was so simple and light, we couldn't stop eating it!

I dont know if I did something wrong, but we were not crazy about this one.

I have not made this yet but it pretty similar to the way I make mine and for the people that mentioned that this salad has no flavour - marinate the pasta in the dressing for about an hour or m...

We enjoyed this recipe. I did add a bit of mayo and a tiny bit of musturd as well. Threw in some extra green pepper chopped as well. Will make again for sure but maybe add some bacon next time. ...

Followed the recipe exactly, except I used Balsamic V. dressing because that's what I had on hand.