Deb's Mac Salad

Deb's Mac Salad

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"I had a craving for macaroni salad, and could not find a recipe that suited me, so I came up with my own! Ranch dressing adds tang!"


20 m servings 399 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 399 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Rinse with cold water and place in large bowl.
  2. Add onion, pepper and carrot to bowl with pasta. Toss with mayonnaise and ranch-style dressing. Adjust mayonnaise and dressing to taste. Serve.
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  1. 20 Ratings


This is a good recipe, I doubled it and I found that I did not have the ranch dressing but I had the dry ranch dressing mix and sprinkled it on, and I added a bit more mayo, and a tsp of milk an...

Very tasty recipe, a hit at family functions.

I liked it a lot and it was quick and easy to make. I think it would be better with a little more ingredience added in; it was just a little plain.

This is a good starting point, but the recipe as is needs some adjustment. I found that the macaroni required more mayo/dressing that was called for to be of the right consistency. Also, rather...

My husband love's it. And it was a hit at my job. And i like it to. And is very easy to fix.

My family really loved the tangy flavor the ranch dressing gave this recipe. I added onions and bacon bits for an extra zing.

I made this last night and it was really good. The Ranch dressing really adds some zip. An added can of tuna also works really well with this recipe.

love it, :)

Very good recipe. Didn't seem to have a lot of flavor though. I added some fresh tomatoes and cucumbers and a dash of Tony Chacheres creole seasoning and it was delicious!