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Macaroni Salads

Looking for recipes for macaroni salads? Taste of Home has the best macaroni salads recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Tangy Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tangy Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tangy Tuna Macaroni Salad

A well-seasoned vinegar, mayonnaise and yogurt dressing perks up this chilled tuna and macaroni salad sent in by field editor Ruth Peterson of Jenison, Michigan. Green peas, parsley and olives add color to the medley.

Veggie Macaroni Salad

Veggie Macaroni Salad

Veggie Macaroni Salad

"When I bring this super salad to church dinners, there is usually nothing to take home," relates Lynn Cole of Sagle, Idaho. "Add 2 or 3 cups leftover turkey or chicken to create a filling main-dish salad," she suggests. "The dressing is so good that we use it on potato salads and even lettuce salads!"

Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad

A few years back, I found this easy, light salad recipe and made it for a picnic for my boyfriend and myself. Now that guy is my husband, and we still enjoy going on picnics and dining on this satisfying salad.
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Egg & Macaroni Salad

Egg & Macaroni Salad

Egg & Macaroni Salad

Starting with the Old-fashioned Egg Salad, this recipe is modified to be a great pasta salad. This variation pairs pasta with eggs and is brightened by green pepper and pimietos.—American Egg Board, Linda Braun, Park Ridge, Illinois

Macaroni Salad for 100

Macaroni Salad for 100

Macaroni Salad for 100

Whenever I make this traditional pasta salad, hungry guests leave few leftovers. I've been relying on this classic recipe for years.—Marna Dunn, Bullhead City, Arizona

Macaroni Salad with Basil Dressing

Macaroni Salad with Basil Dressing

Macaroni Salad with Basil Dressing

When my husband and I planned our first garden, we overdid the tomato and zucchini plants. By the end of harvest, I was at my wit's end wondering what else I could do with all those vegetables (sound familiar?). That's when my sister and I came up with this great-tasting salad. Today, even though we have our garden under control, we still make this popular dish.

Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni

Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni

Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni

From the very first bite, young and old alike will savor this salad from Evelyn Harrington of Glens Falls, New York—and then come back for more! "Feel free to prepare it in advance," Evelyn advises. "Then, before serving, all you need to do is toss it with the dressing and cheeses."—Evelyn Harrington, Glens Falls, New York

Spinach Pasta Salad

Spinach Pasta Salad

Spinach Pasta Salad

There's real festive flair in this recipe. The pasta that Kay Odegard of Chicago, Illinois adds gives her spinach salad a heartiness most others lack—something she says folks in her neighborhood appreciate.—Kay Odegard, Chicago, Illinois

Asian Pasta Salad

Asian Pasta Salad

Asian Pasta Salad

Diane Molberg of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan suggests, "With a wonderful combination of colors and flavors, this salad goes great with barbecued chicken or pork."

Sour Cream Macaroni Salad

Sour Cream Macaroni Salad

Sour Cream Macaroni Salad

"This make-ahead macaroni salad never fails to stay moist," says Rita Morris of Gastonia, North Carolina. "I double the recipe for potluck dinners."

Crunchy Macaroni Salad

Crunchy Macaroni Salad

Crunchy Macaroni Salad

THIS SALAD is ideal for one or two people, but I've often increased the recipe to take to potlucks. For variety, I'll sometimes add chopped pickles or shredded cheese. In summer, fresh tomatoes add color and flavor. -Ruth Griggs, South Hill, Virginia
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