Confetti Macaroni Salad



Ever wonder how to sneak veggies into your kids lunch? This Confetti Macaroni Salad recipe is the perfect way to get the kiddos to eat a serving of veggies in a delicious way and that will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time. Not to mention the little ones will love it!

Serve in the Sammie Kids Plastic Lunch Container with tasty snacks on the side for the perfect go-to lunch recipe!

Prep time: 20 minutes plus 1 hour refrigeration

Cook time: 10 minutes

Ready in: 30 minutes

Serves: 8-10


  • 16 ounces dry elbow macaroni

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and minced

  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and minced

  • 1 small red onion, minced

  • 2 celery ribs, minced

  • 2 tablespoons sweet relish

  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon paprika, to garnish (optional)

  • Fresh parsley, chopped, to garnish (optional)



1. Heat large pot of salted water over medium-high heat and bring to rapid boil. Cook macaroni according to package directions for al dente. Drain macaroni and let cool to room temperature.

2. In large bowl, whisk mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, honey, and mustard until combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add bell peppers, onions, celery and sweet relish to bowl and fold into dressing. Stir in macaroni and eggs until well-coated.

3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley and paprika

Bon appetite!

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