Pimento Pasta Salad

Pimento Pasta Salad

Pimento Pasta Salad is a delicious take on a classic Macaroni Salad made with elbow macaroni, pimento peppers, cheddar, mayo and chives. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Pimento Pasta Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 313 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 12 ounces pimento peppers , drained
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Cook the elbow macaroni 1 minute shy of the directions on the box then drain (don't rinse) and let cool for 10 minutes.

  2. In a large bowl mix the pimento peppers, cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, cayenne pepper and kosher salt well then add in the pasta and toss until combined.

Nutrition Facts
Pimento Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 208mg9%
Potassium 111mg3%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 412IU8%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 145mg15%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.