Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 10, 2022
Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes to make this Caesar macaroni salad a little more hearty. —Shawn Barto, Palmetto, Florida
Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chopped rotisserie chicken
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • Caesar salad croutons, optional


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Cool completely.
  2. For dressing, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, dressing mix, sugar, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine chicken, artichokes, Parmesan, capers and macaroni. Add dressing and toss gently to coat.
  3. Refrigerate until serving. Top with croutons and additional capers if desired.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 318 calories, 22g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 692mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.