Deviled Egg Pasta Salad

Deviled Egg Pasta Salad : A Nostalgic Twist on Classics

Indulge in the timeless charm of Deviled Egg Pasta Salad—a delightful fusion of retro deviled eggs and the versatile pasta salad. A potluck favorite and a quick, flavorful option for busy nights or BBQ gatherings, this dish captures the essence of the good old days with a modern twist.


  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni or preferred small pasta shape
  • 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon mustard (Dijon or yellow)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika, plus extra for decoration
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped small
  • 3 green onions, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • Chopped fresh parsley

Deviled Egg Pasta Salad


  1. Cooking Pasta:
    • Follow package directions to cook pasta until al dente in salted boiling water.
    • Rinse the pasta in cold water, then set it aside.
  2. Preparing Sauce:
    • In a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, apple cider vinegar, sugar, paprika, salt, and pepper until smooth and thick.
  3. Combining Ingredients:
    • Add cooked pasta, chopped eggs, celery, green onions, and sweet pickle relish to the bowl.
    • Gently mix until pasta and eggs are well coated in the sauce.
  4. Chilling:
    • Refrigerate the pasta salad with the lid on for at least an hour to allow flavors to meld.
  5. Final Touch:
    • Just before serving, mix the salad and top it with extra paprika and fresh parsley.
    • Serve cold.

Changes and Advice:

  • Spice it Up: Add a dash of hot sauce or chili pepper for an extra kick.
  • Lighter Option: Substitute Greek yogurt for mayonnaise and sour cream for a lighter version.
  • Pickle Alternatives: Use chopped dill pickles or capers for a sour twist.
  • Advance Preparation: Make it a day ahead to enhance the flavors.
  • Herb Lover's Delight: Experiment with fresh onions or dill for added freshness.

Share the joy of this Deviled Egg Pasta Salad, and watch as the recipe becomes a sought-after favorite among friends and family. Get ready for requests for seconds and the chorus of "more, please!" Happy cooking!

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