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
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.
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.
This all-American classic is a staple at potlucks and family gatherings - especially in the summer. Learn how to make macaroni salad and you will always have a delicious and inexpensive side to bring.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For this classic side salad, we mixed cavatappi pasta, hard-boiled eggs, and chopped vegetables with a tangy buttermilk-mayo dressing.
Fat calories in this scallops, spinach, and pea pasta salad is minimal because the orange-white wine vinegar dressing is made without oil.
Even family members who aren't dieting will enjoy this low-calorie pasta salad.
A summer dinner party -- whether a backyard cookout or a rainy day potluck -- isn't complete without a macaroni salad. There, now we've gotten that out of the way. But don't think just because macaroni salad is so commonplace on summertime picnic tables that we should take them for granted.
Long about August, when the heat is unbearable and we're poking listlessly at yet another salad, we start to dream of eating our favorite chilly-weather foods again, and you know what's at the top of the list? Macaroni and cheese. We're not talking about the boxed stuff and those little packets of powdery dry cheese.
Do you spend more time worrying about the safety of your food than you do enjoying the deliciousness of, say, a perfectly pink piece of pork loin, a (gasp!) unwashed chicken breast, or a macaroni salad awash in a sea of mayonnaise? Relax and dig in.
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.
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.