Macaroni Salad

Liz D.


This is my great Aunt's recipe. Every holiday, she would send a jar of this to our house because she knew I liked it so much! Come to think of it, I'm pretty sure I ate the whole jar!

Thank you Aunt Pauline :)


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1 lb
elbow macaroni, sometimes i use small shells or rotini
6-7 slice
velveeta cheese
1/2-3/4 c
dill pickle juice
3-4 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
hard boiled eggs, chopped
dill pickles, chopped (i usually use 4 pickles but you can add less depending on your taste preference)
onion, chopped
strips celery, chopped
tomatoes, chopped
ground pepper (optional)
i use my pampered chef alligator chopper for the eggs, pickles, onion, celery and tomatoes because i like the pieces small

How to Make Macaroni Salad


  • 1Cook macaroni according to package. Drain. While macaroni and eggs are cooking, chop the pickles, onion, celery and tomatoes.
  • 2Melt cheese over macaroni. Set aside.
  • 3Mix pickle juice, mayonnaise and mustard. Pour over macaroni.
  • 4Once eggs are boiled, peel and chop. Add eggs, pickles, onion, celery and tomatoes to macaroni. It's ok to add the eggs while they're warm.
  • 5Mix everything together.
  • 6Depending on your preference for the texture, you may want to add more mayonnaise. I also add ground pepper to mine.

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About Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: For Kids

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