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Creamy dill and ranch pasta salad.

Creamy Dill and Ranch Pasta Salad

If you love cheese, pickles, and ranch, this pasta salad is for you! Made with macaroni pasta and a ranch-based dressing, and packed with cheese, dill pickles and herbs, and paprika for some color and spice.
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cold pasta salad, pasta salad, pickles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 3 cups elbow macaroni pasta
  • 1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 0.75 oz package of ranch seasoning mix
  • 3 tbsp dill pickle juice
  • 2 large pickles chopped
  • 1 medium sweet yellow onion chopped
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese cubed
  • 2 tsp dill
  • 2 tsp paprika


  • Cook the elbow macaroni until it's nice, and firm. Once done drain the pasta, and set it to the side.
  • Combine the mayonnaise, ranch seasoning mix, 1 tsp of dill, and pickle juice into a large mixing bowl. Mix well.
  • Next, add in the pickles, onions, and mozzarella. Fold the ingredients.
  • Add in the elbox macaroni, and mix it in with the other ingredients.
  • Refrigerate the pasta salad until it nice and cold.
  • Transfer the salad into your serving dish.
  • Sprinkle the remaining dill, and paprika on top of the pasta salad.
  • Serve & enjoy!