Easy creamy curried macaroni salad on blue cloth.

Easy creamy curried macaroni salad

Macaroni salad is the perfect side dish for casual summer eating. This easy creamy curried macaroni salad recipe is a twist on an old classic.
Course Easy Recipe, Macaroni salad, Pasta, Salad, Summer
Cuisine American
Keyword Macaroni salad, Pasta salad, salad, Side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 387 kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 500 g/1lb macaroni cooked
  • 2 red bell peppers chopped
  • 1 cucumber peeled and seeded, chopped
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 3 celery sticks finely chopped
  • 1 x 400g/14oz can peaches drained and chopped

for the dressing

  • cups mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-2 teaspoons curry powder to taste
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • pinch of cayenne pepper optional
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice to taste
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Combine the cooked macaroni with the remaining salad ingredients.
  2. Stir together all the dressing ingredients.
  3. Pour ¾ of the dressing over the salad and mix well. Reserve the rest of the dressing.
  4. Place the macaroni salad in the fridge and allow to chill for an hour (alternatively, you can make this the day before. Cover with plastic wrap and chill.)
  5. Just before serving, pour over the remaining dressing and mix well.
  6. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Easy creamy curried macaroni salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 387 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 167mg 7%
Potassium 312mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 9g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 18.1%
Vitamin C 41.6%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 5.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.