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Simple Summer Macaroni Salad [Vegan]

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While the black bean burgers and the veggie kabobs get all the attention, it's the side salads, appetizers, dips, and chips that really steal the show. This super easy and totally creamy macaroni is right on the top of that list of things that will soak up the glory. Pasta is tossed with crisp vegetables like bell pepper, celery, and onion with pickles providing a tangy, salty punch that will leave everybody coming back for a second helping.

Simple Summer Macaroni Salad [Vegan]


For the Macaroni Salad:

  • 1 box of noodles of your choice
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced pickles
  • 1 cup corn
  • 3 or 4 green onions, sliced thin
  • 1 cup vegan  mayonnaise
  • 1/2  cup pickle juice
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 3 heaping tablespoons mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Optional Add-Ins:

  • Carrots
  • Peas
  • Snow peas
  • Cucumber
  • Zucchini


  1. Cook pasta. Run under cold water to cool off.
  2. Throw all the ingredients together and mix well.

Nutrional Information

Total Calories: 3884 | Total Carbs: 468 g | Total Fat: 170 g | Total Protein: 67 g | Total Sodium: 1345 g | Total Sugar: 64 g
Nutrition information does not include the optional add-ins.




Fun and flavorful plant-based desserts and dishes. Dora is passionate about green living. Her passion includes creating recipes that use fresh, whole, plant-based foods. She shares her fun and flavorful vegan recipes at Dora Daily. Along with cooking and baking, Dora loves to spend time in the garden, adventuring the countryside and promoting a kinder, greener, lifestyle.



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18 comments on “Simple Summer Macaroni Salad [Vegan]”

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3 Months Ago

How many servings and what size box of pasta did you use?

Milky Joe
1 Years Ago


Lauren Lavaysse
1 Years Ago

Lindsey Lavaysse Pete Yepez lets make this

Cmoore Moore
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Chanda Barrus Grayson
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Jennifer DeWitt Frye

Rina Carmen
1 Years Ago

Lamal Macintyre

Lamal Macintyre
03 Jul 2016

Looks tasty

Audrey Templeton
1 Years Ago

I was thinking of making a pasta salad. This would be perfect.

Meagan Parsons
1 Years Ago

Julian Kelly

Emma Smith
1 Years Ago

Rachel Moceri

Rachel Moceri
03 Jul 2016

Oooo that looks good!

Emma Smith
04 Jul 2016

I made it yesterday deeeeeeeelicous!!!

Kati Rosario
1 Years Ago

I make this all the time! It was just a hit at our BBQ and it's just delicious.


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