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cheddar macaroni salad w/peas

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Lee

Great for large get-together. Colorful and tasty

(1 rating)
yield 12
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For cheddar macaroni salad w/peas

  • 1 lb
    box small pasta shells ( cooked and drained)
  • 5
    hard boiled eggs chopped ( keeping 1 in reserve)
  • 4-5
    green onions diced up 3/4ths stem ( or 1 small onion)
  • 1/3 c
    diced celery
  • 1/4 c
    diced pimentos
  • 2/3 c
    cheddar cheese pieces (more or less)
  • 2/3 c
    frozen peas ( rinsed and drained)
  • 1 c
    miracle whip salad dressing (approx)
  • 1 Tbsp
    (heaping tbs) sour cream
  • 1/3 c
    milk (approx)
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • garnish: with celery leaves or parsley leaves
  • top with sprinkled paprika

How To Make cheddar macaroni salad w/peas

  • 1
    In large bowl , add drained macaroni, eggs, onion, celery, pimentos, cheese pieces and drained peas In seperate small bowl mix well salad dressing, sour cream and milk ..including salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Pour dressing mixture over macaroni and other ingredients and mix well. Cover bowl and Refrigerate for 4-6 hours .. stir before garnish and serving garnish: egg slices and celery or parsley leaves and few dashes of paprika. Suggestion: for plain macaroni salad leave out peas and cheese ( cook a 1/2 cup of extra shells to make up the difference)
  • 3
    NOTE: This salad can be made with mayonnaise instead of salad dressing .. adding 1/2 teaspoon of yellow mustard to 1 cup Mayo along with sour cream and milk.

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