Macaroni Salad Recipes

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    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas

    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    I have always loved SPAM, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....


    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    5 reviews

    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...

    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...


    Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido,...

    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...


    Chicken Taco Macaroni Salad

    I like to give macaroni salad a taco twist. Rotisserie chicken makes it quick. I'll often serve this dish as...


    Confetti Macaroni Salad

    The bits of bright red and green in this easy macaroni salad remind me of fun confetti. The inspiration for...

    Vegan Macaroni Salad

    All the classic flavors come through in this vegan macaroni salad, from the pickle relish to the ground mustard. The...


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    26 of Our Best Macaroni Salad Recipes

    Our best macaroni salad recipes range from classic combos to fun new favorites.


    Veggie Macaroni Salad

    9 reviews

    "When I bring this super salad to church dinners, there is usually nothing to take home," relates Lynn Cole of...


    Macaroni Ham Salad

    1 review

    "I like to make this hearty main-dish salad in summer when it's too hot to turn on the oven," shares...


    Graduation Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    Put this colorful creamy combination into the mix of dishes at your next get-together—and watch it disappear fast! Radishes, cucumber,...

    Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    "This refreshing summer salad, chock-full of ham and shrimp, is almost a complete meal in itself," says Andrea Bolden from...


    Asian Pasta Salad

    7 reviews

    With a wonderful combination of colors and flavors, this Asian pasta salad goes great with barbecued chicken or pork. —Diane...


    Pizza Salad

    13 reviews

    A fun summer dish, this is a different salad that tastes as good as it looks. I love to take...


    Garden Macaroni Salad

    Mustard and dill give this colorful salad a wonderful flavor, different from other pasta salads.


    Macaroni Bean Salad

    4 reviews

    Two types of store-bought beans, a convenient can of olives and lots of cheese make this easy pasta salad, shared...


    Wagon Wheel Pasta Salad

    3 reviews

    Summertime gatherings aren't complete without a refreshing pasta salad. This tasty version features a mayonnaise and picante dressing. It may...


    BLT in a Bowl

    1 review

    Velma Jenness of Marcus, Iowa created this hearty pasta medley that’s sure to become a staple.


    Garden Veggie Pasta Salad

    1 review

    This recipe pleasantly proves that making pasta salad doesn't have to be a time-consuming task, thanks to the head start...

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    Macaroni Salad Tomato Cups

    For a hearty warm-weather meal for two, Evelyn Kennell of Roanoke, Illinois suggests her pasta salad flavored with ham, crunchy...


    Elbow Macaroni Salad

    I'm a firm believer that folks can't have too many cookbooks...although my husband may disagree! Of course, he never complains...


    Light Picnic Pasta Salad

    For a lighter pasta salad with delicious chicken and broccoli, try this recipe. It his lighter than the regular salads...


    Fruited Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    My guests rave about this salad. The big surprise is that there is no macaroni taste and it is not...


    Macaroni Salad with Basil Dressing

    2 reviews

    When my husband and I planned our first garden, we overdid the tomato and zucchini plants. By the end of...


    Spinach Pasta Salad

    1 review

    There's real festive flair in this recipe. The pasta that Kay Odegard of Chicago, Illinois adds gives her spinach salad...