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Classic Macaroni Salad
Classic Macaroni Salad
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This Classic Macaroni Salad goes great with any picnic or BBQ entree, and if you make this gluten free pasta salad for a party, it's sure to disappear. This deli salad has a creamy texture, but there's also some crunch with the added veggies. Every single bite of this pasta salad will give you a ton of flavor. The combination of the crunchy celery and sweet pickled relish adds a nuanced flavor to make this a great gluten free side dish. Top this pasta salad with paprika to make this dish look stellar.


Preparation Time20 min



  • 2 cups uncooked gluten free elbow or shell macaroni
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 4 ounces diced pimentos, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced
  • Smoked paprika


To Make the Macaroni Salad

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Then drain, rinse, and let cool.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream, pickle relish, sugar, mustard, salt, and pepper.

  3. In a large bowl, toss the macaroni, celery, pimentos, and shallots. Add the mayo-sour cream mixture and mix to coat.

  4. Garnish with the sliced egg and sprinkle the top with paprika.

  5. Chill for an hour or longer.

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In every gluten-free recipe that I encounter, I always want to know which ingredient is free of gluten to be able to be called truly gluten-free. Otherwise, the recipe will just be another ordinary recipe. This Classic Macaroni Salad uses gluten-free macaroni shells making this recipe a gluten-free one. I've always loved Macaroni Salad but for this recipe, the celery and paprika are novel ingredients for this macaroni recipe. Thanks for the free recipe.


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