Delicious Macaroni Salad

Anita Hoffman


A very delicious, easy to make salad. You can use elbow macaroni, bow tie pasta or penne pasta, and you can add chicken, shrimp or tuna, if desired. It's good whatever you do, and so you can be creative.


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 8 oz
    elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 3/4 c
    diced celery
  • 1/2 c
    diced green pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 2
    hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    ranch dressing or creamy caesar dressing or creamy italian dressing
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Delicious Macaroni Salad


  1. In a large bowl, toss macaroni, celery, green pepper, onion, eggs, salt and pepper with the dressing and mayonnaise (which have been combined).
  2. Chill at least 2 hours. Overnight is even better.

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About Delicious Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American

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