Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  142
  • Protein  4 g
  • Carbohydrates  16 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  42 mg
  • Sodium  78 mg
  • Potassium  97 mg
  • Phosphorus  53 mg
  • Calcium  13 mg
  • Fiber  0.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • 12 ounces uncooked macaroni equals 3 cups cooked.
  • For variety, use oil and vinegar instead of mayonnaise. Sodium will be lower.
  • For a twist, omit onions or celery and add green peas, cucumbers or parsley.
  • Leftover portions will keep in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

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Macaroni Salad

What is the difference in the nutritional values since I only use macaroni, eggs, and celery?? I guess I will ask a goofy question as well. Why would the values change so much if a cup of mayonnaise is used? if one ate a 1/2 cup would the difference really be that much?? Thank you. Dietitian comment: The main difference is the amount of fat, calories and sodium--all are reduced when you reduce the mayonnaise to 1/2 cup. You can use DaVita Diet helper My Creations feature to enter your version of the recipe and see the nutrient content.

Sep. 12, 2017, 8:44 AM
Macaroni Salad
KathyMac04 says:

I eliminated the eggs and added 1/4 bunch cilantro. Got quite a few compliments on it!

May. 31, 2017, 6:55 AM
Macaroni Salad
WVirginia says:

Sounds good, but how much phosphorus is in a cup of cooked macaroni? Dietitian comment: There is approximately 80 mg phosphorus in 1 cup cooked macaroni.

Apr. 15, 2017, 8:36 AM
Macaroni Salad
Kathykenn says:

can you freeze this dish? Dietitian comment: I have not tried it but do not think it will be the same consistency after it thaws.

May. 17, 2016, 10:20 AM
Macaroni Salad

This has eggs in it and it has mayonnaise in it. I am sure it is delicious but I am not willing to compromise my diet. The eggs is as I was taught, a protein and I can only have six ounces a a day. I guess it is different because I am not yet on dialysis so I have to follow a stricter diet. Who knew??? Moderator Note: For a lower protein diet you can omit the eggs and protein is 2.5 grams per serving.

Feb. 12, 2010, 11:49 AM
Macaroni Salad
towilson says:

I thought this recipe was pretty tasty. It was not a lot different than any other macaroni salad, which makes it nice that it can be both "renal friendly" and just like an old favorite.

Nov. 23, 2009, 6:15 PM

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