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Simple Macaroni Salad

Rated as 4.23 out of 5 Stars

"An easy mac salad that is excellent for parties, picnics and those summer day barbeques."
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 436
Original recipe yields 8 servings (6 to 8 servings)

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain, and rinse with cold water until no longer hot. Transfer noodles to a large bowl.
  2. Stir in red bell peppers, green bell peppers, green onions, celery and olive oil. Mix in mayonnaise and soup mix. Refrigerate for a few hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 436 calories; 24.5 45.8 8.1 10 180 Full nutrition

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I cook a lot. I've worked in professional kitchens in NYC. I am amazed and I mean amazed, at how good and how easy this recipe is. Usually, I'm all about fresh ingredients, but I have to say ...

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This recipe was quick and easy to make, but like some of the other reviwers, I thought it was a little on the dry side, and could use some more flavor. I'll probably make this again but next ti...

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I cook a lot. I've worked in professional kitchens in NYC. I am amazed and I mean amazed, at how good and how easy this recipe is. Usually, I'm all about fresh ingredients, but I have to say ...

This recipie is a GREAT start. I find that if you add about 1-2 tbs of vinegar - and dash of sugar (to taste)- viola! EVERYONE that tries it asks me for the recipie. It's a big hit!!

Very good! Even my dh says so! So it's a keeper! I too added 1/2 C sour cream with the mayo, a little milk, and also added in chopped red onion, pepper and olives. I also sifted the dry soup mi...

This recipe was quick and easy to make, but like some of the other reviwers, I thought it was a little on the dry side, and could use some more flavor. I'll probably make this again but next ti...

I'd been looking for a recipe like this, and I have to say this is the best macaroni salad ever! The macaroni salad has so many different flavors in it that it's simply delicious.

If you add the extra sour cream (about 1/2 cup) like others mentioned, this is great. I also added peas.

I tried this recipe for thanksgiving when I was asked to bring a salad over to family and I must say it is awesome! Everyone loved it. I added all different color peepers and added a little bi...

My Dad loves this dish! It is so easy to make and is almost full proof! I leave out the green onions and could probably leave out one of the red peppers. (But it is good with two to me!) Mak...

This is the first macaroni salad I have ever made and it came out great. It was cheap and easy.