Amish Style Macaroni Salad

Carolyn Haas


Every region or nationality seems to have its own version of Macaroni Salad. It's interesting to see the small nuances of variations! I tweaked this one from a blog of Amish recipes. (Cooking time includes chilling of the completed salad before serving and also cooking the pasta and eggs. If the eggs and macaroni are cooked and chilled ahead, then total time would be less.)


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
1 Hr 20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    elbow macaroni, dry - 4 cups cooked
  • 2
    hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 3/4 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    green pepper, chopped (can mix green and red pepper)
  • 1/2 c
    celery, chopped
  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper

How to Make Amish Style Macaroni Salad


  1. Cook the macaroni, drain and cool. Meanwhile. boil eggs, cool, shell and chop. Combine cooled macaroni, chopped eggs and veggies in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar, salt and spices. Stir until smooth and pour into macaroni. Stir gently to combine. If salad seems too dry, add a little milk. Chill for an hour or more before serving.

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About Amish Style Macaroni Salad

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

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