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classic macaroni salad

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Wendy Gardner
Buena Park, CA

This is just a plain and simple macaroni salad, but oh so good!

(2 ratings)
yield 5 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For classic macaroni salad

  • 8 oz
    elbow macaroni (about 1-3/4 cups)
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijonnaise, creamy dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 c
    thinly sliced celery
  • 1 c
    chopped green or red bell pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion

How To Make classic macaroni salad

  • 1
    Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water until completely cool.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir in macaroni, celery, bell pepper and onion. Serve chilled or at room temperature.