Easy Macaroni Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


34 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
This hearty pasta salad is sure to please appetites of all ages—and it serves a lot of folks! —LaVerna Mjones, Moorhead, Minnesota
Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 12 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 2-1/2 pounds fully cooked ham, cubed
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 cups sliced celery
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 4 cups mayonnaise


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Rinse in cold water; drain and cool completely.
  2. Place in a large bowl; stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 380 calories, 26g fat (4g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 615mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein.