Summer Macaroni Salad Recipe

Summer Macaroni Salad is ideal for a summer treat and has everything needed for a yummy deal. Macaroni and Cheddar cheese play the lead in this yummy Summer Macaroni Salad.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Elbow macaroni/Shell / ring macaroni7 Ounce (Uncooked)
 Cheddar cheese1 Cup (16 tbs), cubed
 Sliced gherkins1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Minced onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Mayonnaise1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Frozen peas12 Ounce, cooked and drained
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 464 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.8%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.5 mg

Sodium 624.2 mg26%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.5%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 13 g26.3%

Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 17.4%

Calcium 18.7% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook macaroni according to package directions.
Drain; rinse with cold water.
Drain again.
Add remaining ingredients.
Serve in lettuce cups.