Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Macaroni Salad

Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

Picnics and barbecues are not complete without a macaroni salad.


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Rating:

Serves:

10

Prep:

24 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

16 oz
small elbow macaroni
1 pkg
zesty italian salad
3
hard boiled eggs, chopped
2
cucumbers, diced
1
bell pepper, chopped
1
purple onion, chopped
1 jar(s)
pimento peppers, drained
4
spicy kosher dill pickles, chopped
1 Tbsp
jalapeno peppers, diced
1 bunch
green onions, chopped
1 c
cheddar cheese, grated

SALAD DRESSING

2 c
kraft salad dressing
1 Tbsp
dill relish
2 tsp
dill pickle juice
1 tsp
jalapeno pepper juice
3 tsp
sugar
1 tsp
yellow mustard
1/2 tsp
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook macaroni in slightly salted water according to package directions. Al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water and drain in colander. Sprinkle salary dressing over drained macaroni in colander. This flavors the macaroni and will also keep it from sticking together.
2
Place in covered container in refrigerator for at least one hour until thoroughly cooled.
3
In large bowl combine all ingredients except dressing mix. Combine dressing ingredients in small bowl. Pour mixture into chilled macaroni. Gently mix together and chill covered overnight.
4
Variations: Add 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved; 1/2 cup yellow squash, diced.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southern