Deviled Egg Pasta Salad Recipe

Deviled Egg Pasta Salad combines the traditional flavors of deviled eggs with the satisfying texture of pasta. This dish is ideal for picnics, potlucks, or as a hearty accompaniment to any meal. The creamy dressing, tangy pickles, and crunchy vegetables combine to create a delicious and satisfying salad that is sure to please.


  • Pasta:
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni (or any short pasta)
  • Eggs:
  • 6 large eggs, hard-boiled and peeled
  • Vegetables:
  • 1 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles, finely chopped
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish:
  • Paprika for sprinkling
  • Fresh dill, chopped (optional)


  1. Cook the Pasta:
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Set aside.
  1. Prepare the Eggs:
  • Slice the hard-boiled eggs in half. Remove the yolks and place them in a medium bowl. Chop the egg whites and set them aside.
  1. Make the Dressing:
  • Mash the egg yolks with a fork. Add mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, sugar, and paprika. Mix until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  1. Combine Ingredients:
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, chopped egg whites, celery, red onion, and dill pickles.
  • Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture and gently toss to coat everything evenly.
  1. Chill the Salad:
  • Cover the salad and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  1. Serve:
  • Before serving, give the salad a gentle toss. Sprinkle with additional paprika and fresh dill, if desired.

Nutritional Facts (Per Serving, Approximate for 6 servings):

  • Calories: 280
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 250mg

Cooking Tips:

  • For added flavor, you can use smoked paprika instead of regular paprika.
  • If you prefer a tangier taste, add a bit more vinegar to the dressing.
  • Ensure the pasta is thoroughly drained and rinsed to prevent it from becoming too sticky in the salad.

Deviled Egg Pasta Salad is a versatile and delicious dish that combines the best of deviled eggs with pasta salad. Its creamy, tangy, and crunchy elements combine to make a delightful medley of flavors and textures. This salad is perfect for any occasion and will quickly become a favorite in your recipe collection.

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