Macaroni Salad

Easy on the pocketbook, macaroni salad can serve as a vegetable side dish or main course. Whether tuna, chicken, or Hawaiian macaroni salad, these recipes keep costs low and flavor high.

See Popular Macaroni Salad Recipes

Salmon-Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Gently fold the salmon into the pasta mixture to retain chunks of the fish. Complete this hearty main dish pasta and salmon salad recipe with whole grain rolls or crackers.

How to Make Macaroni Salad

Everyone should know how to make a macaroni salad simply because it's an all-American classic. Yankee Doodle, 4th of July cook-outs...the dish is practically patriotic! Oh, and it's also the perfect recipe to have on hand for any potluck or picnic.

Macaroni Salad

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Pea and Macaroni Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This side dish salad is popular at potlucks and picnics. This recipe makes enough for a crowd; take it to the next picnic or potluck.

Ham and Macaroni Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

Midwest Living

With just 6 flavorful ingredients, you can serve up this pasta salad for a quick weeknight meal. Try penne, small shells, or rotinia pasta instead of elbow if that's what you have on hand.

Ham and Macaroni Salad

Family Circle

Forgot all about the potluck this afternoon? Try this quick five-ingredient salad recipe. Mix macaroni salad from the deli, ham, fresh sugar snap peas, cheese, and bacon. With all the additions, everyone will think you started from scratch.

Pass-The-Peas Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This fresh pea pod side salad tossed with horseradish-mustard dressing makes enough for a crowd. Plus it can be made up to one day before serving.

Gazpacho Crab and Pasta Salad

Diabetic Living

Vegetable juice makes a magnificent dressing base for this light and summery crab pasta salad.

Fresh Macaroni Salad

Diabetic Living

Lighten up classic pasta salad by opting for multigrain pasta, oodles of veggies and a low-calorie homemade yogurt dressing.

Scallops and Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Fat calories in this scallops, spinach, and pea pasta salad is minimal because the orange-white wine vinegar dressing is made without oil.

Ham and Pasta Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Even family members who aren't dieting will enjoy this low-calorie pasta salad.

How to Make Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a no-brainer for potlucks or other occasions when you're asked to bring a course or side dish. It's simple to make, easy to transport, and can be prepared ahead of time. And since pasta salad lends itself so easily to ingredient substitutions or additions, creating a "signature" salad is a breeze.

How to Make an Italian Salad

Sometimes, the craving for Italian flavors and spices strikes, but you're not quite hungry enough for a meal as hearty and filling as lasagna or spaghetti and meatballs. Italian fare doesn't have to involve oversize helpings of pasta oozing cheese. Knowing how to make an Italian salad is a flavorful way to indulge your yearnings without overwhelming your appetite--or sacrificing your waistline.

How to Make Oven Barbecued Chicken

Recipes for how to make oven-barbecued chicken can use just about any combination of chicken pieces imaginable. This makes oven-barbecued chicken perfect for weeks when the family budget is tight and chicken leg quarters go on sale at the market. Knowing how to barbecue chicken in the oven means no more standing over a hot grill continually basting the meat. And making your own sauce with a non-MSG soy sauce ensures a more healthful result.

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