Creamy Macaroni Salad

Simple Macaroni Salad Recipe

4.9 from 22 reviews

A super easy creamy pasta salad with sweet bell peppers, sun ripened tomatoes, red onion and crunchy fresh celery.  Serve it with all your favorite grilled meats or in the winter with my oven baked ribs.



  • 2 cups uncooked macaroni noodles
  • 2/3 cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 orange pepper chopped finely
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • Optional: 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Cook noodles according to instructions on box. Drain well.
  2. In large bowl whisk together mayo, mustard, cider vinegar and sour cream. Add the cooked macaroni, peppers, tomatoes, red onion, celery and parsley. Stir gently to combine. Season with salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste.

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