A Yummy Macaroni Salad

Carol Perricone


I found this recipe on Pinterest, had all the ingredients, and made it today.
It's a very interesting combination of ingredients. My family loved it.

recipe courtesy of www.afamilyfeast.com
Photos are mine


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20 Min
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  • 3
    eggs, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    creme fraiche (i used sour cream)
  • 2 Tbsp
    softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    champagne vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    capers, drained
  • 1/2 c
    frozen peas
  • 1/4 c
    minced celery
  • 1/4 c
    chopped scallions
  • 1/2 c
    drained and chopped, roasted red peppers
  • 4 Tbsp
    sweet pepper relish (not the green relish you put on hot dogss)
  • 1/2 c
    sliced black olives
  • 1 lb
    favorite pasta, uncooked

How to Make A Yummy Macaroni Salad


  1. Hard boil 3 eggs; peel, chop, and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream (or creme fraiche), and cream cheese, until smooth.
  3. Add all other ingredients, except pasta.
  4. Fold in chopped eggs and refrigerate.
  5. Cook pasta according to pkge. directions. Drain thoroughly, but do not rinse or cool.
  6. In a large bowl, place drained hot pasta. Add mayonnaise mixture to hot pasta and stir to combine.
  7. Spread pasta salad onto a cookie sheet and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

    When pasta salad is cooled, spoon into a serving bowl, and serve.

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About A Yummy Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: For Kids

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