8 Reviews

Delicious macaroni salad with a great selection of ingredients, I liked the addition of the black olives, I used sliced Calamata olives. I did replace the red onion with scallions as that is what I had on hand. This will go into my summer salad rotation and be made often. Thanks! Made for the "Down on the Farm" Photo Tag 2012.

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Papa D 1946-2012 May 14, 2012

Wonderful is all I can say. I am not a big fan of macaroni salad but this one is great and will be my "go to" in the future. I did use whole wheat elbow macaroni and green olives in place of the black as my husband doesn't care for black olives plus that is what I had on hand. Moving this to my "Tried & True" file.

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TXOLDHAM March 04, 2010

Well this is now "my favorite macaroni salad" too! Easy to put together, and the taste is absolutely delish! I followed this exactly except added green olives instead of black ones. Other then that, followed to a tee. A must try in the summer, (even though I made in the dull-drums of winter!) I promise you had better make more ~ cause' you will keep sneaking some just for yourself. Loved it! March 2010

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Andi of Longmeadow Farm March 01, 2010

Great macaroni salad! Wouldn't change anything in this one! Thank you for sharing!

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CulinaryGourmetQueen June 25, 2009

I wasn't sure that I would like this salad before refrigerating. However, given a little time to cool and mellow, I really enjoyed it. I did need to add some extra salt and decreased the amount of olives as a personal preference.

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iris5555 June 01, 2008

Great Macaroni Salad. I made this to go along with ribs this weekend and it was enjoyed by all. Made as instructions said, and it came out perfect! I love trying all kinds of pasta salads, and this one is a winner and one of my favs so far! Alexa

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ItalianPrincess3 March 10, 2008

I prepared this today to serve at a picnic tomorrow. It's so good, however, I'm not sure there will be any left by then! I followed the directions precisely, and wouldn't change a thing. Thanks!

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GREG IN SAN DIEGO July 13, 2007

This is an AMAZING salad! Aside from being so colorful, the taste is out of this world. I doubled the recipe and used orange, yellow and green bell peppers (enought o measure 2 cups), left the black olives at 1/2 cup. Chopped all the veggies very fine, not minced. Great salad, will be making this one very often! So glad you posted this recipe. :o)

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~kdp April 25, 2006
My Favorite Macaroni Salad