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Low Sodium Macaroni Salad Recipe (No Salt Added)

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This Low Sodium Macaroni Salad is made with bright & fresh vegetables, spices, and a creamy salt-free dressing.  A healthy & flavorful alternative to store bought macaroni salad, that tastes amazing with simple herbs and spices.

This salt free macaroni salad has no preservatives either, for a healthy whole side dish. Great for serving alongside lunch, BBQ fare, or just as a side dish with dinner.

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Macaroni salad has always been a favorite of mine – I love it in the summertime with a burger, hotdog, or anything coming off the grill. What I don’t love about regular macaroni salad is the amount of sodium, so I wanted to make a healthier salt free & preservative free version!

This macaroni salad gets is amazing flavor from homemade mayonnaise (made without salt!), fresh chopped vegetables, and herbs and spices. It’s a great recipe to bring to your next BBQ, potluck, or cookout – and guess will love it!

This Low Sodium Macaroni Salad Recipe Is:

  • Bright
  • Fresh
  • Herby
  • Loaded with Vegetables
  • Flavorful
  • Versatile
  • Salt Free, Preservative Free

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Low Sodium Side Dishes for a Healthier Meal

This low sodium macaroni salad recipe is a fantastic condiment to make without the salt. We’re all about making recipes low sodium when we can. Low sodium cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around fresh ingredients and bright flavorful spices you can make healthier meals for you and your family. Check out all my low sodium side dish recipes here that are on LowSoRecipes. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic sides for everyone at your table.

 

What’s In This Deli-Style Macaroni Salad?

  • Onion, Celery, Carrots, Bell Peppers – I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market – they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every other week and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first $30 box by clicking here! 
    If you think organic produce is too expensive… think again, and give Misfits Market a look!

 

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A Great Make-Ahead Salt Free Side Dish for Entertaining

This low sodium mac salad recipe is fantastic to make ahead of time for a party, potluck, or gathering. Making this recipe in advance allows you to skip any cooking or prep on the day-of. This is a great recipe to entertain with, or bring to an event. A crowd-pleaser that everyone is sure to love! Check out my other make ahead meals too.

How Do I Make Macaroni Salad without Salt?

1. Cook macaroni noodles according to package instructions.  Drain, rinse in a colander under cool water.
2. In a large mixing bowl, add cooked and cooled macaroni noodles, onion, carrots, celery, bell pepper, parsley, low sodium mayo, low sodium mustard, white wine vinegar, sugar, and lemon pepper.  Mix well to combine all ingredients.  Taste and add an additional teaspoon of vinegar if needed.
3. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.
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More Healthy Low Sodium Side Dish Recipes You’ll Love!

Low Sodium Southwest Corn

Healthy Mashed Cauliflower

Low-Sodium Roasted Red Potatoes

Low Sodium Zucchini & Corn Hash Cakes

Get the Same Ingredients for this Low Sodium Macaroni Salad Recipe

 

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Low Sodium Macaroni Salad

This Low Sodium Macaroni Salad is made with bright & fresh vegetables, spices, and a creamy salt-free dressing.  A healthy & flavorful alternative to store bought macaroni salad, that tastes amazing with simple herbs and spices. This salt free macaroni salad has no preservatives either, for a healthy whole side dish. Great for serving alongside lunch, BBQ fare, or just as a side dish with dinner.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 355 kcal

Equipment

  • large mixing bowl

Ingredients
  

  • macaroni noodles
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1/4 cup sweet onion chopped
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup parsley chopped
  • 1 cup low sodium mayonnaise click for recipe
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium mustard click for recipe
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon pepper

Instructions
 

  • Cook macaroni noodles according to package instructions.  Drain, rinse in a colander under cool water.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add cooked and cooled macaroni noodles, onion, carrots, celery, bell pepper, parsley, low sodium mayo, low sodium mustard, white wine vinegar, sugar, garlic and onion powder, and lemon pepper.  Mix well to combine all ingredients.  Taste and add an additional teaspoon of vinegar if needed.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

Notes

Save Money on Organic Groceries!

I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market - they sell all organic produce at a super discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from the farmers. We get Misfit Market boxes every month and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce for delivery.  You can get $10 off your first $30 box by clicking here!

Nutrition

Calories: 355kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 8gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 8mgPotassium: 293mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 3692IUVitamin C: 31mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
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