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BBQ Pasta Salad

The deep smoky flavor of barbecue sauce ensures this creamy BBQ Pasta Salad will be a hit at your next picnic!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings


  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 2 celery stalks diced
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup BBQ Sauce
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper


  • Boil macaroni in a pot of salted water according to directions, then drain and rinse noodles under cold water to cool.
  • While noodles are boiling combine mayo, BBQ sauce, vinegar and seasonings in a bowl and mix to combine.
  • Add noodles and vegetables to the bowl and stir till sauce evenly coats everything.
  • This can be served immediately or made in advance and stored in the refrigerator.