Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

Southern Living; I don't like heavily mayonnaised pasta salads, but 1/2 cup is a little dry for even my liking. I add a couple more tablespoons. Add as much as you like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare macaroni according to the package directions; drain and let cool.
  2. Add cooled macaroni and remaining ingredients to a large mixing bowl; stir gently to combine.
  3. Cover and chill several hours; adjust seasoning to taste.
  4. Sprinkle with paprika right before serving, if desired.


Most Helpful

Just made this salad tonight and took a taste before I put it in the frig for tomorrow's lunch. Really liked the taste. Should even be better after a few hours of refrigeration. Added a little Old Bay and a pinch of dried dill. Yummy!

Heidi_12577388 January 04, 2015

Easy to make and very tasty! I used red onion for color and the bacon and crabmeat together is delicious!!

ameehan166 January 18, 2013

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