Bring this quintessential Southern macaroni salad, made with whole-wheat macaroni, celery, peas and ham, to your next picnic or barbecue. It's the perfect salad to feed a crowd! Source:, April 2020

Pam Lolley


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Transfer the pasta to a large bowl; add celery, peas, ham, cheese, pimientos and onion. Toss to combine.

  • Stir mayonnaise and sour cream together in a small bowl. Add the mayonnaise mixture, salt and pepper to the pasta mixture; stir to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.


To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; 8.6 g total fat; 1.9 g saturated fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 280 mg sodium. 145 mg potassium; 22.5 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 6.6 g protein; 377 IU vitamin a iu; 6 mg vitamin c; 24 mcg folate; 25 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 42 mg magnesium;