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How to Make Macaroni Salad: 14 Simple Macaroni Salad Recipes

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Updated February 24, 2017
Macaroni Salad Recipes

How to Make Macaroni Salad: 10 Simple Macaroni Salad Recipes
What are you bringing to your next potluck or picnic? If you said "macaroni salad," we're here to help! With these easy pasta salad recipes, we'll show you how to make macaroni salad like a champ. This creamy dish always knocks all those other deli salad recipes out of the park because macaroni salad is such a tried-and-true favorite. Ready to be the talk of your next picnic, potluck, or party? Then whip up one of these simple macaroni salad recipes and get ready to be the party hero.

Kitchen Sink Macaroni Salad

It's a picnic anytime you serve our Kitchen Sink Macaroni Salad! Chock full of so many flavors, textures, and colors, it's a chilled pasta salad that serves double duty as a side dish or a main dish. This is how to make macaroni salad like a professional!

Reuben Macaroni Salad

These days, macaroni salad recipes are more popular than ever before, and the right one, we think, should be quick, easy and delicious. Not a bad, eh? When your pasta salad recipe yields a creation that tastes just like a flavorful Reuben sandwich, there's a lot to love!

Basic Macaroni Salad

Our simple Basic Macaroni Salad recipe runs rings around store-bought. With its fresh, homey taste, this favorite cold salad go-along is comfort on a plate and shows you how to make macaroni salad right. Try this pasta salad recipe for your next family get-together!

Macaroni Mold

Pasta salads are always a huge hit and it's no wonder! They're easy to make, easy to take, and easy to eat. Pasta salad recipes are especially popular for potlucks. This Macaroni Mold is a portable pasta salad recipe that is easy to make and super pretty!

Bacon and Egg Macaroni Salad

We've given popular macaroni salad a homemade makeover by adding the smoky flavors of bacon and the heartiness of chopped eggs. Team our Bacon and Egg Macaroni Salad with any of your picnic favorites and get ready for everyone to ask for the recipe.

Autumn Pasta Salad

Pasta salad isn't just for summer -- it's perfect for fall, too! Tonight, for a novel autumn meal, why not try this hearty Autumn Pasta Salad filled with rotisserie chicken, apples, and pears? The textures in this dish will have you taking bit after bite, we guarantee it!

BLT Macaroni Salad

Okay, so you won't find any lettuce in this BLT Macaroni Salad, but we have put in extra-green and flavorful baby spinach. We think it gives this macaroni salad recipe a tasty new twist! Serve it to your gang and see how much they'll love it!

Chicken Macaroni Salad

This macaroni salad recipe is a bit of a twist on an old favorite. You can make it ahead and take it along to a potluck, or make it just in time for dinner. Since it's got chicken and egg in it, it's substantial enough to eat for dinner. Yum!

Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

Here's another two-in-one recipe that'll leave everyone at the potluck asking for more. Our Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad takes two summer favorites, deviled eggs and macaroni salad, and puts 'em together to deliver one dish that has twice the flavor!

Southwest Macaroni Salad

Step out of the box with this pasta salad recipe that's full of authentic Southwestern flavors. This recipe for Southwestern Macaroni Salad is a hit no matter when you serve it and you can gaurantee nobody will have a macaroni salad recipe like it!

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

You're gonna want to dive into this macaroni salad! Our Hawaiian Macaroni salad is bursting with tropical flavor, thanks to the addition of pineapple and carrot. And, since this macaroni salad recipe features chunks of ham, it's filling enough to eat on its own!

Cobb Macaroni Salad

Our Cobb Macaroni Salad is a cross between a creamy macaroni salad and a fill-ya-up Cobb salad. Not only is this macaroni salad recipe easy to follow, but it's sure to be one of the top deli salads at your next summertime cookout, backyard bash, or family get-together.

Gazpacho Pasta Salad

Fresh cucumber, tomatoes, and herbs add color and flavor to our Gazpacho Pasta Salad. Inspired by popular Spanish flavors, this pasta salad will have leave your taste buds wanting "mas! mas! mas!" (That's "more! more! more!") 

Shrimp Macaroni Salad

Seafood and pasta... two favorites in one dish! We've added an under-the-sea twist to a simple macaroni salad recipe to create this delightful and unique backyard dish. This Shrimp Macaroni Salad recipe is super versatile too!

We've got plenty more easy salad recipes (including more macaroni salads!) in this collection of 56 Divine Deli Salad Recipes.

Looking for more great bring-along recipes? Check out our collection of Party Pleasers: 58 Easy Potluck Recipes to bring to your next potluck! Or double down on the deli salads by trying one of the recipes in our collection of 12 Easy Coleslaw Recipes.

Newly Updated! If you liked these easy macaroni salad recipes, be sure to check out our free eCookbook, Simply Deli Salads: 28 Best Recipes for Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad & More

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I LOVE macaroni salad! I have tried a couple of these and they were awesome! I really like that some of these have meat in them, which makes them a meal and not just a side dish. I plan on trying the Bacon and Egg Macaroni Salad next!

I love all kinds of pasta salad, as long as there's not too much mayo. These all look delicious. I will make them for the next cookout!

Typically I don't like macaroni salad, but I looked in here out of curiosity. Even I have to admit that some of these sound amazing!

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