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Easy Gluten Free Macaroni Salad

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  • Author: Elaine VanVleck
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This easy recipe for gluten free macaroni salad is the best cold pasta salad for summer! It's a classic barbecue staple that uses a mayonnaise dressing and brown rice elbow macaroni noodles. This summer salad is quick and simple to make for the perfect side dish.



16 ounce bag Gluten Free Elbow Pasta, cooked and drained
4 ounce jar Diced Pimientos, drained
1 cup Celery, chopped
1 small Red Onion, finely diced
1/4 cup Sweet Pickle Relish

2/3 cup Mayonnaise
2 tsp Stone Ground Mustard
2 Tbsp White Vinegar
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1/2 tsp Dried Dill
1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
1/2 tsp Coarse Ground Black Pepper
1/4 tsp Garlic Powder


Cook the pasta per the packages instructions. Rinse the pasta in cold water and then pour into a large serving bowl. Set aside.

While the pasta is cooking in a jar or small bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt, dill, paprika, pepper and garlic powder.

Add the pimientos, celery, onion and relish to the serving bowl with the cooked pasta. Pour the dressing over top and stir to combine.

Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3-5 days.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish, Salads
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free