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.
A picnic favorite, this lightened-up version is dressed in a lemony yogurt and mustard sauce. Green beans and spinach make it a healthy side dish ready in 25 minutes.
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.
Basil, prosciutto, and pine nuts pack plenty of flavor into this cool side-dish salad.
Red grape tomatoes are a flavor-packed, fruit of the vine that are available year-round. Star them in this colorful main dish recipe that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
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.
Two favorite dishes come together in this comforting pasta dish. Serve it at a potluck, a picnic, or as a family dinner any night of the week.
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.
Vegetable juice makes a magnificent dressing base for this light and summery crab pasta salad.
Toss a medley of vegetables with corkscrew macaroni and a ginger-soy sauce for a make-ahead salad. The Asian-style dressing sets it apart from the usual potluck fare.
Lighten up classic pasta salad by opting for multigrain pasta, oodles of veggies and a low-calorie homemade yogurt 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.