Cheddar-Macaroni Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by iewe

This is from Better Homes and Gardens. I love macaroni salad, but cheese makes everything better! :) Prep/cook time does not include chilling time. Can easily be doubled for larger get togethers.

Top Review by heather.munchinsky

Yummy! My sister and I were looking for a good basic macaroni salad recipe. We like all the veggies in this one but we made some changes. We added green onions instead of white onions. We also added a red pepper as well as a tin of kernel corn. To give it a bit more taste we added a couple more tablespoons of dill relish as well as dried dill to taste. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain macaroni and rinse with.
  2. cold water. Drain again.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine cooked macaroni, cheese, celery, green bell pepper, peas, and onion. Stir gently to combine.
  4. For dressing: Mix mayonnaise or salad dressing, sour cream, milk, pickle.
  5. relish, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Toss dressing with macaroni mixture.
  6. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. If necessary, stir in a small amount of additional milk.

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