Deli Mac Salad Recipe
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Deli Mac Salad


Helene Mulvihill Recipe

By Helene Mulvihill
WeBakeinTX


This is a family recipe from my husbands family. They owned a deli in NJ many years ago, and this is the mac salad that they made. yummm! Very big hit too!

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Rating:
Serves:
a party
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
It can be difficult to replicate the flavor and texture of authentic deli mac... but this recipe pulls it off beautifully!

Ingredients

1 lb
elbow macaroni, cooked al dente
1 c
white vinegar
1 c
white sugar
1 c
finely chopped bell pepper
1 Tbsp
celery seed
2 or 3
big globs of mayo

Directions Step-By-Step

1
heat vinegar and sugar on stove until sugar is disolved, cool
2
toss vinegar sugar mixture with macaroni. refridgerate in freezer bags for several hours to allow it to set
*NOTE* After soaking its possible for there to be some excess sugar/vinegar mixture, if you find it to be very soupy you can toss it into a collander for a minute to drain some off.
3
toss macaroni with peppers and celery seed, add mayo to taste. yummmo!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Collection: Member's Choice
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #TAILGATE, #picnic

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