Potato Mac Salad

Potato Mac Salad Recipe

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Andrea Quiroz


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!


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30 Min
30 Min


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


1 1/2 c
1/2 c
zesty italian dressing
2 Tbsp
yellow mustard
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


  • 1Boil cubed potatoes until tender, then drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside to fully cool.
  • 2Cook 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.
  • 3While the pasta is cooking, mix all dressing ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.
  • 4Once 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.
  • 5Serve cold.

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About Potato Mac Salad

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

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