Garden Macaroni Salad Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Elbow macaroni8 Ounce (1 Package)
 Diced cucumber1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped green pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sliced radishes1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped green onion2 Teaspoon
 Tomatoes2 Medium, diced
 Mayonnaise3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Dried whole basil1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 265 Calories from Fat 152

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.9%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.7 mg

Sodium 352.7 mg14.7%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.5%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 4 g8.2%

Vitamin A 8.4% Vitamin C 14.8%

Calcium 1.6% Iron 4.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cook macaroni according to package directions, omitting salt and drain well.
2. In a bowl, toss well combining macaroni and next 6 ingredients.
3. Combine salt and basil with mayonnaise and toss with macaroni mixture.
4. With cover let it chill at least 3 hours.

5. Garnish with radishes and parsley, if desired and serve.