BBQ Macaroni Salad

  This recipe comes from Aunt Lucy. Anything you see from her, just know, is going to be amazing!  She is one of the best cooks I know!!!!!!

Check out this delicious Pasta Salad, I have never tasted anything like it…..

Creamy BBQ coated macaroni and savory cheddar cheese meet crunchy veggies in this great side dish!

BBQ Macaroni Salad

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BBQ Macaroni Salad


  • 1 pound Macaroni, Half White, Half Wheat
  • 1 whole Red Pepper, Seeded And Chopped Finely
  • 1 stalk Celery, Chopped Fine
  • ½ cups Cubed Cucumber
  • ½ cups Fine Carrot Shreds
  • 2 Tablespoons Green Onion
  • 4 Tablespoons Purple Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Cider Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Hot Sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • ½ cups BBQ Sauce
  • Pepper
  • Pinch Of Chili Powder If You Like Heat
  • ½ cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Finely Cubed

Preparation Instructions

Boil noodles to al dente, rinse in cold water and drain. In a large bowl mix mayo, BBQ sauce, seasonings, hot sauce and cider vinegar. Add in drained noodles and all your chopped veggies and cheese.
Stir well to combine and refrigerate for 4 hours. 

Enjoy!  Perfect for your next picnic……


2 thoughts on “BBQ Macaroni Salad

  1. Well I’ll be! I’ve never heard of such a thing, but since I trust your judgment so implicitly, I will HAVE to make it for myself soon…hubs doesn’t like BBQ…but I love it enough for both of us. What a great recipe – thanks so much!

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