Macaroni Bacon Salad Recipe

You are guaranteed to be the star of the party this weekend if you bring this macaroni salad. Everyone will rave and rant about how good it is! Creamy noodles with crisp bites of bacon. How could you possibly top that? The ultimate party dish.

Macaroni Bacon Salad Recipe

How To Make Gooey Macaroni Salad with Crumbled Bacon

The crumbled bacon adds a satisfying crunch to this classic macaroni salad recipe.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 1 lb elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup mayonnaise, or mayo replacement
  • ½ cup cheese, of choice, melted
  • ¼ cup vinegar, of choice
  • 3 tbsp mustard, (Dijon and yellow both work, so choose your favorite)
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cups bacon, crumbled
  • 1 cup cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped


  1. Cook the macaroni according to the directions then rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. Mix together all the other ingredients except the bacon and cheese and set aside.
  3. Stir in the macaroni noodles and fold in the bacon.
  4. Top with chives and shredded cheese.


  • Sugar: 6g
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  • Calcium: 356mg
  • Calories: 1201kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 90g
  • Cholesterol: 149mg
  • Fat: 70g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 396mg
  • Protein: 51g
  • Saturated Fat: 24g
  • Sodium: 2742mg
  • Vitamin A: 586IU
  • Vitamin C: 4mg
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