Kittencal’s Ranch Potato Salad or Macaroni Salad Recipe

Kittencal’s Ranch Potato Salad or Macaroni Salad Recipe

Total Time

00:25 mins

Preparation 00:25 mins

Cooking

Recipe ingredients:

  • 2 1⁄2 lbs cooked cubed potatoes (or can use 3 cups cooked macaroni or small shell pasta drained)
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 small celery rib, finely diced
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 1⁄2 cups finely cubed cheddar cheese
  • 4 -5 hard-boiled eggs, chopped (more eggs sliced in wedges to garnish around the bowl if desired)
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped sweet yum-yum pickle (optional, yum-yum pickles are sliced sweet sandwich pickles)
  • dressing
  • 6 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 3⁄4 cup prepared ranch salad dressing
  • 3⁄4 cup mayonnaise (or use 1/4 cup each mayonnaise and sour cream, or to taste) or 1⁄2 cup salad dressing (or use 1/4 cup each mayonnaise and sour cream, or to taste)
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons prepared mustard or 1⁄2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1⁄2-1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional but good to add in)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper (to taste, i use seasoned salt)

Preparation of the recipe:

In a large bowl, combine the cooked cubed potatoes or cooked pasta with peas. celery, green onions, cheddar cheese and chopped eggs; toss to combine.

In a small bowl, combine relish, mayo, ranch salad dressing and mustard and garlic powder (if using) mix well then add to macaroni mixture; toss to coat then season with salt and pepper.

Add in chopped yum yum pickles if using; mix to combine.

Season with more salt and black pepper to taste.

Cover and refrigerate for 3 or more hours to blend flavors (the longer chilling time the better!).

Delicious!

Source: Food.com: Kittencal’s Ranch Potato Salad or Macaroni Salad Recipe