One - Two - Three - Mexican Macaroni Salad

One - Two - Three - Mexican Macaroni Salad


"Ole! Make it mild or make it zesty, you can have it your way. Always a hit and easy as can be."


1 h 20 m servings 368 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 368 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 20.4 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 741 mg
  • 30%

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; rinse under cold running water, and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the salsa, mayonnaise, green pepper, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, and olives; mix well. Pour pasta into mixture, and stir to coat thoroughly. Cover, and refrigerate at least one hour before serving.
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  1. 78 Ratings


This had to be one of the easiest salads I ever made. And it tasted good too. I used medium shells instead of macaroni because I had it in my closet. Also, used Fat Free Mayo (and I always li...

I was worried about this one before I tried it -- it seemed pretty odd. I followed exact recipe directions, including the black olives, which really added a lot to the flavour, and hot salsa (He...

I made this for a party of about 40 people. I doubled the recipe and added a few extras, i.e. the black beans, corn, chopped celery, etc. This was way more than enough for our group. I don't ...

Greetings all! :-) Thank you for trying my recipe and for your reviews. I love to read how others have taken one of my recipe and added to it, to make the recipe their own. The addition of corn,...

This salad needs to chill for at least a few hours before serving. It isn't very good otherwise. The dressing is a very odd shade of pink and I was nervous to even taste it. I didn't like it whe...

This recipe was a big hit at my neighborhood potluck! I did have one problem though- I had only 1/2 cup of mayo, so I used 1/2 Kraft Miracle Whip with the mayo. It created a great sweet contra...

It was wonderful! I added a can of red kidney beans and some frozen corn and used Old El Paso medium salsa.

This is a keeper!!! I made the salad just a little while ago to go with the tamales we're having for supper. It was delicious even before the flavors had a chance to meld. I used tri-color spira...

This was so good - I put the corn and black beans in it also - AND I put cilantro. I got lots and lots of compliments.