classic macaroni salad

a recipe by
Marianne Gleason
Cincinnati, OH

Easy to make macaroni salad. Takes very little time and you usually have all the ingredients handy. Perfect for a picnic or grill out.

serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For classic macaroni salad

  • 3-4 c
    cooked macaroni
  • 3
    hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    celery, diced
  • 1
    small shallot, diced
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    sweet relish

How To Make classic macaroni salad

  • 1
    Combine macaroni, eggs, celery, shallot and relish in a bowl.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Add to pasta mixture and mix together.
  • 3
    Refrigerate until ready to serve.