Justin's Macaroni Salad

Justin's Macaroni Salad


"It's an easy 20 minute thing! Great for those fun days out! A superb blend of celery, green bell peppers, olives, and Vidalia onions! Yum!"


30 m servings 276 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 473 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a medium bowl, blend creamy salad dressing, cider vinegar, and milk.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the cooked macaroni, celery, olives, Vidalia onion, and green bell pepper. Toss with the creamy salad dressing mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and chill until serving.
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  1. 32 Ratings


classic and good--you have to use mayonnaise, though, none of that whip stuff....

First I should say that I am not really the one to be rating mac salad, as I am not a fan of it. Surprisingly, this is one of the few American dishes that my husband loves, and when I saw there...

Fairly basic and average macaroni salad. Since the "creamy salad dressing" called for wasn't specific, I used Buttermilk Ranch. I couldn't resist adding dillweed--this really needed more flavor....

Even though I have always hated the creamy salad dressing, I used it in this recipe and it was great. I love Macaroni salad, but mine never came out any good til now. I have made this several ti...

i made this for a bbq at my house today and i think it was really good. i only made a couple small changes. i used red onion since its what i had and i used ranch for the creamy salad dressing. ...

This was easy, fast & delicious. I used fat free mayo. I didn't have any celery so I used small jar of chopped pimento (drained) and a little extra green pepper and onion. Also added a little...

I loved this salad! I normally hate macaroni salad. This was exceptional. I loved it-without any substitutions or omissions (although Vidalia onions weren't available so we used another sweet...


I actually added some things to this, as to get it combine salads that my husband loves. I added a cup of diced Colby/Jack, a cup of froze peas, a cup of diced sweet pickles, and I didn't put in...