Macaroni Capsicum Pasta Salad

Macaroni Capsicum Pasta Salad


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A tangy pasta salad with boiled eggs, olives and chopped veggies that could easily make a vegetarian meal. It definitely makes a great salad for potlucks or any large gathering.


Serves: 6 

  • 500g uncooked macaroni
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar or pickle juice
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped pickle
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 green capsicum, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons celery seed

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. Drain, and rinse. Set aside.
  2. Make the dressing by mixing together mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard powder and vinegar/pickle juice. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, celery, onion, olives, pickles, carrots, green capsicum, celery seeds and eggs. Stir in dressing, and mix well.

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