Macaroni Pea Salad

Kathy Sterling


Even though this is a cold salad, I like to eat it when it is freshly mixed, before putting in refrigerator. Sometimes I even warm it slightly once it has been refrigerated. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
15 Min


  • 1 lb
    small macaroni sea shells
  • 2
  • 1 can(s)
    15 oz. small sweet peas (i use lesieur)
  • 1 c
    mild cheddar cheese, finely grated
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Macaroni Pea Salad


  1. Place 2 eggs in 4 quarts of water and bring to a boil
  2. Add sea shell macoroni and cook until tender, approximately 10-15 minutes until desired tenderness. Do not over cook.
    When done, drain and place sea shells in a serving dish
  3. Chop the 2 eggs and add to macaroni
  4. Drain Peas and add to macaroni
  5. Add Salt and pepper. You can add more to desired taste
  6. Stir in mayonnaise and mix all ingredients well. You can decrease or increase amount of mayonnaise to suit your taste
  7. Place in refrigerator until cold.

Printable Recipe Card

About Macaroni Pea Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

17 Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash Recipes

17 Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash Recipes

All hail fall’s favorite veggie – butternut squash! Well, technically it’s a fruit because of its seeds but most treat it a vegetable. Come cooler weather this sweet and nutty winter squash first makes an appearance on our produce shelves. Super versatile, butternut squash can be stuffed for a main meal, incorporated into a quick […]

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice

Did you stock up when orange juice was on sale and realize you bought too much? Or, did someone put the container back in the fridge with only a little bit left? Well, OJ isn’t just for drinking with breakfast. It’s a fantastic ingredient for cooking and baking, too. Here are 12 recipes to try […]

12 Restaurant-Style Fried Rice Recipes

12 Restaurant-Style Fried Rice Recipes

Make restaurant-style fried rice at home! It may sound and look intimidating, but preparing fried rice is quite simple. A great way to use leftover white rice, too. From chicken fried rice to vegetable fried rice to fried rice with egg, these recipes will have your family thinking you ordered takeout.