Cheddar and Macaroni Salad


This is a good make-ahead macaroni salad side dish for a summer dinner.

Cheddar and Maccaroni Salad
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 30 mins


  • 1 cup macaroni

  • ¾ cup cubed Cheddar cheese

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • ½ cup frozen green peas, thawed

  • cup chopped onion

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 ½ tablespoons sweet pickle relish


  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until done, 7 to 10 minutes. Drain, then rinse macaroni under cold water and drain again.

  2. Combine pasta with cheese, celery, bell pepper, peas, onion, mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, and pickle relish in a large bowl. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

243 Calories
15g Fat
19g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 243
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 19mg 96%
Calcium 150mg 12%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 162mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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