Macaroni Salad with Shrimp

Debbie Sue


This is something I grew up with. My Mom had no real recipe. She just kept adding, until she thought it looked good! So I put it down on paper, (Mom would also add green pepper, I'm not a fan of peppers, that's just me!) We love this salad made with the shrimp, but it's also delicious with grilled chicken breast too! Give it a try, hope you like it!


★★★★★ 3 votes

maked about 3 quarts
35 Min
Stove Top


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  • 2 c
    dry elbow macaroni
  • 1 1/2 c
    celery, cut small
  • 1/2
    of large sweet onion, chopped small
  • 1 1/4 c
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 Tbsp
    sweet pickle relish
  • 1 lb
    cooked, peeled shrimp, tails removed
  • 6
    hard boilded eggs, chopped
  • 2 c
    miracle whip salad dressing
  • ·
    salt to taste

How to Make Macaroni Salad with Shrimp


  1. Prepare pasta as directed on package.
    Rinse pasta in cold water, and drain well.
    In a large bowl, mix pasta with 2 cups of Miracle Whip.
    Refrigerate while you are chopping veggies and eggs.
  2. Add chopped onion, celery, and pickle relish, to pasta. Mix well. Add chopped hard boiled eggs, mix again.
  3. Cut each shrimp, depending upon the size of the shrimp, into 3 or 4 pieces. Add to salad, mix well.
  4. Add peas, and salt to taste.
    Mix well, and chill.
  5. Enjoy!

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About Macaroni Salad with Shrimp

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood, Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American

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