Macaroni Salad

Shelia Rudick

By
@harht4God

This delicious dish has wonderful textures - it is fun to eat. I've heard non-pasta and non-salad eaters rave over this salad!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

12 oz pkg
salad-size (mini) macaroni pasta
3 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1 bunch
radish, diced
5
hard boiled eggs
1/2 c
green onions, chopped
2 tsp
prepared mustard (optional)
1 c
mayonnaise
salt and pepper (no more than 1/2 tsp each)
paprika

Step-By-Step

1Boil the pasta as directed on the package. After boiling the pasta, chill it. (You don’t want to add mayo to warm pasta!) I drain the hot water from the pot and add ice and ¼ cup water to the pasta, stirring until melted. Drain as usual and add to salad bowl.
2Add mayonnaise and mustard to the cooked pasta, stir well.
3Add celery, radish, eggs, and green onion to the bowl.
4Salt and pepper to taste. Chill overnight. The pasta will absorb the flavors and some of the mayonnaise; if necessary, stir in a little more mayonnaise one large spoonful at a time.)
5Garnish with Paprika and serve with a sprig of Dill.
6Other ingredients that may be added
1 large carrot, grated
1/2 small bell pepper, diced

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #celery, #radish