Elbow Macaroni and Kidney Bean Salad

Elbow Macaroni and Kidney Bean Salad

Jennifer 0

"Red wine vinegar adds just the right touch to this delicious and easy dish."


2 h 20 m servings 147 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 287 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until cooked through but firm to the bite, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Combine cooked macaroni, kidney beans, celery, light mayonnaise, onion, red wine vinegar, salt, and black pepper in a bowl until well mixed. Chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
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  1. 12 Ratings


Made the recipe exactly as written except for adding a little bit of chopped red bell pepper for color. I thought the red wine vinegar in the dressing would brighten up the mayo dressing, but t...

I, too, used a little more pasta -- one pound worked for me -- and used regular mayo (that's all I had on hand). We found that it needed a ton of salt, especially after sitting in the fridge. ...

Made this for today's lunch, but I did modify the recipe a bit. First... I used 2 cups of elbow macaroni, as I thought the 1-cup wasn't enough. The salad would of consisted of too many beans and...

good but all I tasted was onion:( I will make it again but ommit or use way less onion.

Made as described, but doubled for dinner. I'm always looking for a meatless meal for one night a week. This fits perfectly. May add other ingredients next time, but this will go in the monthly ...

This is wonderful. I'm sitting at my table eating this right now for my lunch. I used green onions instead of regular for a milder flavor. Followed the rest of the recipe, tasted and it was g...

This was clean out the cabinets week at my house and I had everything on hand..... it didn't taste like much...maybe with a different dressing but then it wouldn't be this recipe.I wanted to lik...

This is a simple pasta salad that's oh so yummy! I doubled it for a family dinner, and it was a huge hit. Only changes I made was adding a half tsp. yellow mustard to the dressing, plus I adde...

Needs more ingredients.