Easy Pasta Salad

Easy Pasta Salad


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This colourful and flavourful macaroni salad makes a fantastic side dish at barbecues. Try a fat free salad dressing to make it a little healthier.


Serves: 8 

  • 2 cups uncooked macaroni
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 celery sticks, diced
  • 1 small yellow capsicum, seeded and diced
  • 1 small red capsicum, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons gherkin relish
  • 2 cups (500ml) creamy salad dressing
  • 3 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup (150g) white sugar
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour25min 

  1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 to 10 minutes until tender. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl stir together the eggs, onion, celery, capsicums and relish.
  3. In a small bowl stir together the salad dressing, mustard, white sugar, vinegar and salt.
  4. Pour the dressing over the vegetable and egg mixture then stir in macaroni until well blended.
  5. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

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