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"world famous" macaroni salad

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Cathy Coffman
Elverson, PA

This is my mother's recipe, modified by me. It is a hit at picnics and barbecues, and has been requested by friends whenever we have a get-together.

★★★★★ 2
serves 10+
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For "world famous" macaroni salad

  • 1 box
    elbow macaroni
  • 1 c
    kraft cracked pepper and olive oil mayonnaise
  • 1 lg
    onion, diced
  • 1 lg
    cucumber, diced
  • 4 stick
    celery, diced
  • 4
    hard boiled eggs, diced
  • 2
    carrots, shredded
  • 2 tsp
    celery seed
  • 2 tsp
    garlic salt with parsley (or to taste)

How To Make "world famous" macaroni salad

  • 1
    Boil 4 quarts of water. Once water is boiling, add macaroni and boil for 10 minutes. Once done, drain and rinse with cold water to cool.
  • 2
    Dice all vegetables and eggs and add to bowl.
  • 3
    Add celery seed and garlic salt. Adjust seasonings to your taste.
  • 4
    Add macaroni to vegetables and seasonings. Toss well.
  • 5
    Add mayonnaise to all ingredients in bowl. Toss well. Adjust mayonnaise to your desired creaminess.
  • 6
    Chill in refrigerator for four hours. Serve!

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