"This is always a big hit at family picnics and parties. There are so many different ingredients you can add or remove to make it your own. It is one of my most requested salads. This dish is best if done the day before. I usually will leave it in the refrigerator overnight." — comfortfoodmama
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2 (8 ounce) packages
multicolored spiral pasta
yellow bell pepper, chopped
red bell pepper, chopped
1 (6 ounce) can
sliced black olives
cubed cooked ham
red onion, chopped
salt and ground black pepper to taste
This pasta salad is very flavorful and I will definately make this again! I used sandwich meat because I did not have any cubed ham on hand. I followed the directions completely and think this should be made a day ahead as the pickle and red onion will marinate the mayo overnight. I also used Hellman's low-fat mayo to make it healthier.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Grandma Susie's Macaroni Salad
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 299
This salad is light and so delicious, the perfect summer side dish.
Make a quick, colorful, creamy salad that’s slightly sweet and tart.
This classic macaroni salad recipe is the ideal side for picnics and barbeques.