Fruity Macaroni Salad


Apples, oranges and pasta -- something fresh for a hot summer's day. Substitute red bell pepper for a change of color.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 4 cups macaroni

  • 2 stalks celery, diced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels

  • 2 apples - peeled, cored and diced

  • 1 large orange, peeled, sectioned, and cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise


  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; rinse with cold water.

  2. In large bowl combine pasta, celery, pepper, corn, apple, orange, chives, parsley, salt, pepper and mayonnaise. Adjust seasonings. Serve

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

541 Calories
24g Fat
71g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 541
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 174mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 71g 26%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 38mg 189%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 329mg 7%

* 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.