Mac & Cheese Pasta Salad - transform a box of mac & cheese into the most delicious pasta salad EVER!!! Mac and Cheese mix, mayonnaise, celery, green bell pepper, green onions, and pimentos. Seriously delicious! I took this to a potluck and everyone gobbled it up. Nobody could believe that it started with a blue box of mac & cheese! Give this a try ASAP!
1(7.5-oz)box Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese
½green bell pepper,diced
1(2-oz)jar diced pimentos, drained
dash black pepper
Boil macaroni as directed on package. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
Combine contents of cheese packet, mayonnaise, celery, green bell pepper, green onions, pimentos, salt and pepper.
Toss pasta with mayonnaise mixture.
Cover and chill until ready to serve.
You can make this a day in advance and refrigerate the pasta salad until you are ready to serve.
I used a box of Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. You can substitute a box of Thick & Creamy or Three Cheese. Do NOT use the Deluxe Kraft Macaroni & Cheese.
Feel free to add any vegetables to the pasta salad that you prefer - onions, olives, green peas, carrots.