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All the deliciousness of deviled eggs and pasta salad in one colorful side dish! This macaroni pasta salad is perfect for family gatherings and is kid friendly. One serving is never enough!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

30 mins
30 mins
9 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a small saucepan combine onion, vinegar and sugar. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; set aside.

  • Meanwhile, cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and rinse well with cold water; set aside.

  • Coarsely chop one egg; set aside. Halve remaining eggs; separate yolks from whites. Coarsely chop egg whites; set aside.

  • For dressing, place yolks in a medium bowl; mash with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard, and onion and vinegar mixture. Gradually stir in 2 Tbsp. water, salt, paprika, and pepper. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl combine the egg whites, pickles, celery, macaroni, and dressing; toss to combine. Top with reserved egg; sprinkle with additional smoked paprika and pepper. Serve at once or cover and chill up to 6 hours.


If the mixture gets a little dry after storing, you can stir in a little milk.

Nutrition Facts

273 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 228mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 21g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 6g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 4g; protein 11g; vitamin a 508IU; vitamin c 1.2mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 1.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 87.9mcg; vitamin b12 0.7mcg; sodium 422mg; potassium 195mg; calcium 50mg; iron 1.6mg.