Gina's Pasta Salad


This pasta salad hits the spot and is a quick and easy addition to any meal!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 servings


  • 10 ounces elbow macaroni

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • ½ cup cubed Cheddar cheese

  • 10 slices bread-and-butter pickles, diced

  • 1 carrot, diced

  • 1 rib celery, diced

  • ½ green bell pepper, diced

  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion

  • 1 tablespoon diced banana peppers

  • 1 tablespoon salad seasoning mix (such as McCormick® Salad Supreme Seasoning)

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon white sugar


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes.

  2. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, pickles, carrot, celery, bell pepper, onion, banana peppers, salad seasoning, mustard, salt, and sugar in a large bowl. Mix well.

  3. Drain pasta and let cool for about 10 minutes. Toss pasta into the dressing; chill before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

442 Calories
31g Fat
32g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 442
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 452mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 113mg 9%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 205mg 4%

* 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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