Homemade Macaroni Salad

Carol Perricone


This salad is something I came up with by combining parts of several different macaroni salad recipes together. It is classic, and I think you will like it!


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 8 oz
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1
    tomato, diced
  • 1 c
    diced celery
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped green pepper (optional)

How to Make Homemade Macaroni Salad


  1. Cook elbow macaroni according to pkge. directions. Drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again'
  2. Mix mayonnaise with lemon juice, salt, and sugar.
  3. Combine with macaroni, celery seed, tomato, celery, and green pepper, if using.
  4. Serve on salad greens.

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About Homemade Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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