Simple Ranch Chicken Macaroni Salad


This is a simple to make recipe with Ranch dressing mix which gives it an extra kick.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can chopped green olives

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 (10 ounce) can chicken chunks, drained

  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry Ranch-style dressing mix

  • 2 teaspoons paprika


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add the macaroni, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain, and pat dry.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the celery, olives, mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, chicken and Ranch dressing mix. Stir in macaroni until well blended. Refrigerate for 24 hours. Stir, and sprinkle paprika over the top before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

393 Calories
22g Fat
26g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 393
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 1318mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 256mg 5%

* 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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