Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad


  • Large eggs – You’ll need some large eggs to hard boil. Hey did you know you can hard boil eggs in your air fryer or the instant pot?
  • Elbow macaroni – Is the pasta of my choice for this salad, but feel free to try other small types of pasta, such as small shells, farfalle, rotini, etc.
  • Dijon mustard – I love the taste of Dijon in any deviled eggs, but feel free to use just plain yellow mustard if that’s all you have.
  • Mayonnaise – Ever make your own mayonnaise? It’s so easy, give it a try with my recipe here, or simply use store bought mayo, either works.
  • Pickles – I used dill pickles, but sweet will work just as well.
  • Red onion – I love the taste of red onion in this salad, but if all you have is a regular yellow onion, then go ahead and use that.
  • Celery – We need some celery for that crunch we love in a good macaroni salad.
  • Black olives – I love black olives in this salad, they also add a bit more tang to it.
  • Smoked paprika – You can add some in the salad or just sprinkle some paprika over the top of the salad. I used a smoked paprika, but you can use a spicy paprika, or whatever you have in your pantry.
  • Chives – Because I always love a little green to garnish my dishes.
  • Salt & pepper – You’ll need to season this salad with salt and pepper to your taste.


  1. Cook the pasta. Use the box as a guide and cook according to package instructions. Rinse well with cold water after straining.
  2. Prepare the eggs. Peel your eggs and cut them in half. Scoop out the yolks and set them aside in a bowl. Chop the whites into pieces.
  3. Prepare the dressing. Mash the yolks with a fork until smooth. Season them with salt and pepper, then add the mustard and mayo. Stir everything until well combined.
  4. Assemble the salad. Add the macaroni to a large mixing bowl. Add the dressing, egg whites, the rest of your mix-ins, and paprika. Mix everything until evenly coated in the dressing.
  5. Garnish and serve. Sprinkle the salad with smoke paprika and chives, then enjoy!

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