Potato Mac Salad

Potato Mac Salad

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Andrea Quiroz

By
@Mexcook1

I first tried this awesome salad at a Hawaiian Luau here on the mainland. I loved it so much, that I went home and recreated it with a few additions!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 large
    red potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 c
    mini shell pasta
  • 1/2 c
    red onion, finely chopped
  • 4
    kosher dill pickles, chopped
  • 3
    green onions, white and green parts, chopped
  • 4
    hardboiled eggs, whites chopped, yolks set aside
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 3
    celery stalks, chopped
  • 3
    carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1
    large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • DRESSING

  • 1 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1/2 c
    zesty italian dressing
  • 2 Tbsp
    yellow mustard
  • 4
    boiled egg yolks
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    dill pickle juice
  • 1/2 c
    flatleaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    fresh dill, chopped

How to Make Potato Mac Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Boil cubed potatoes until tender, then drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside to fully cool.
  2. Cook the shell pasta according to the directions on the package to al-dente. Then rinse the pasta with cold water and set aside to fully cool.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, mix all dressing ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Once the cooked macaroni and potatoes are cooled, lightly toss with the remaining salad ingredients. The pour on 1/2 of the dressing, mixing well and adding more as needed.
  5. Serve cold.

Printable Recipe Card

About Potato Mac Salad

Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

17 No-Bake Dessert Recipes To Make Summer Sweeter

17 No-Bake Dessert Recipes To Make Summer Sweeter


No-bake desserts are always worth having handy. They’re made with few ingredients and come together in a snap. When it’s hot outside and turning on the oven is not an option, they’re essential. Not a great baker? No problem! These 17 no-bake dessert recipes will make you look like a dessert pro and are guaranteed […]

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes


Tomatoes are at their juiciest right now, so it’s the perfect time to use them in your weekly menu. Did you know there are more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a total of 15,000 known varieties? If you want to know some of the types, we have a rundown here. From breakfast casseroles […]