Macaroni Salad

Deborah Mackrodt


This is a versatile macaroni salad. You can add ham to it and make it a main salad. This is great for those people who like a pasta salad without the vinegar in it. This was a great hit at Fourth of July!Just had to give everyone the recipe.


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15 Min
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hard boiled eggs
1 lb
macaroni, elbow
1 c
real mayo
2 dash(es)
ranch dressing ( 2 big tablespoons i would say )
2 c
sharp cheddar cheese
2 c
of frozen petite or baby peas
onion powder

How to Make Macaroni Salad


  • 1Cook the pasta according to the box.
  • 2As the pasta is cooking chop up your hard boiled eggs in a bowl you will be serving the pasta in. Add the mayo, ranch dressing, salt, pepper and onion powder to taste. Stir together and set aside.
  • 3Set up your colander to drain your pasta in your sink and add the frozen peas. Then drain your cooked pasta over the peas.
  • 4Run cold water over the pasta and peas. Add the peas and pasta to the bowl with the dressing in it.
  • 5Lastly add the cheese and stir all together. Chill in frig for about 2 hours so the flavors combine. If it get a little dry add some more mayo and a little ranch dressing when you are ready to serve.

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About Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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