Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

My family's fav macaroni salad. Don't leave out the tomatoes! They really are great in the salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl combine the macaroni, red pepper, carrot, onion, parsley and tomato.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, vinegar, sour cream and salt.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir to combine.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Refrigerate for several hours or over night.


Most Helpful

What a yummy salad! I added extra onions as I had some sweet Vidalia onions. Also added chopped cucumbers. I think some Colby cheese cubes would be nice as well.

tammyatkinson1965 June 29, 2016

Nice salad added some pickles and chopped hard boiled eggs. Thanks for posting.

aronsinvest December 05, 2010

I doubled the recipe and used more carrots. I omitted the onion and parsley. I used splenda instead of sugar. And fat-free sour cream. It's delicious. Thanks FrVanilla. Made for PAC Spring 2009

Boomette March 30, 2009

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