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Macaroni Salad

This Macaroni Salad is packed with tender noodles and a super creamy, yet tangy dressing. Full of mayonnaise, relish, dijon mustard, spices, onion, celery, bell pepper, and hard-boiled eggs. It's loaded with flavor and makes the perfect side dish for a grill-out or potluck. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizers, Pasta - Vegetarian, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, quick and easy side dish, summer
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 249kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 6 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons relish
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons salt plus more to taste (I did 2 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 (16 oz) box elbow macaroni cooked according to package directions
  • 3 large hard boiled eggs chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion finely diced
  • 2 stalks celery finely diced
  • 1 red bell pepper finely diced


  • In a large bowl, whisk together mayo, vinegar, sugar, relish, mustard, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  • Stir in cooked pasta, hard boiled eggs, red onion, celery, and bell pepper.
  • Serve immediately or chill in the fridge, covered, until ready to serve and enjoy!



Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 439mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg