Grandma's Macaroni Salad

Grandma's Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Lynn Dine


A recipe I found on "". Sounds great to serve with your BBQ meals.


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10 Min
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    8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
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    1 cup chopped celery
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    1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
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    1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
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    1/3 cup chopped onion
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    3/4 cup mayonnaise
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    2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
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    1 tablespoon prepared mustard
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    1 teaspoon sugar
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    1 teaspoon salt
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    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

How to Make Grandma's Macaroni Salad


  1. Mix the macaroni, celery, bell pepper and onion in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper to make a smooth dressing. Pour dressing over the vegetables, mix well and refrigerate for several hours.
  3. Give the salad a good stir before serving. Makes about 5 cups.

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About Grandma's Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American

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