Lighter Macaroni Salad Recipe : So Very Blessed. Creamy macaroni salad made lighter by using Greek yogurt and sour cream instead of mayo. Great for summer picnics!

Lighter Macaroni Salad

  • Yield: 8-10 servings


For the Salad

  • 4 c. uncooked whole wheat macaroni noodles
  • 1 c. finely diced cucumber
  • 1 c. finely diced celery
  • 1 c. finely diced carrot
  • 4 stalks diced green onion

For the Dressing

  • 1 c. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 c. light sour cream
  • 1/2 c. sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Mix together all dressing ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Add macaroni and vegetables. Stir to combine.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving (I prefer overnight!).