Barbeque Macaroni Salad

Barbeque Macaroni Salad

Jill 0

"A macaroni salad with a twist. Great for summer parties. You can garnish with hard-boiled eggs and tomato wedges, if desired."


servings 375 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.4 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 565 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  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, and rinse under cold water. Put macaroni in a serving bowl, and mix in the marinara sauce, celery, relish, olives, onion, mayonnaise and chili powder. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 16 Ratings


I have been making this salad for years. First found it on the back of Golden Grain macaroni package. My family loved it. It has been a hit at potlucks and barbeques over the years. My son's...

Terrible, the more we ate the more we didn't like it!

It was delicious. Everyone at work loved it and several asked for the recipe. I think it tastes better the longer it is refrigerated! Yummy!

I agree with "DOLLAR SHORT" about the ingredients in the salad. However, I remember the salad recipe on the back of a 'Salad Macaroni' not 'Elbow Macaroni'. The salad is delicious!!!

I believe this salad was originally introduced on the Golden Grain mac salad pasta package a million years ago :). My mother made it for us as kids and we never let he make any other kind. How...

Thanks so much for sharing this recipe!! Had lost my copy from years ago and now I can make for a party this weekend!! Thank you!!

Have been everywhere searching for this recipe, finally found it. It;s soooo good. Lost my original.

This salad is delicious. This is a big hit at potlucks or other gatherings. Most people prefer it to traditional macaroni salad. While it's not exactly barbecue flavor, I couldn't think of a ...

i did not like it, i think it was the sweet relish. dh and son thought it was okay.