Macaroni Salad

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Shelia Rudick

By
@harht4God

This delicious dish has wonderful textures - it is fun to eat. I've heard non-pasta and non-salad eaters rave over this salad!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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12 oz pkg
salad-size (mini) macaroni pasta
3 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1 bunch
radish, diced
5
hard boiled eggs
1/2 c
green onions, chopped
2 tsp
prepared mustard (optional)
1 c
mayonnaise
salt and pepper (no more than 1/2 tsp each)
paprika

How to Make Macaroni Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil the pasta as directed on the package. After boiling the pasta, chill it. (You don’t want to add mayo to warm pasta!) I drain the hot water from the pot and add ice and ¼ cup water to the pasta, stirring until melted. Drain as usual and add to salad bowl.
  • 2Add mayonnaise and mustard to the cooked pasta, stir well.
  • 3Add celery, radish, eggs, and green onion to the bowl.
  • 4Salt and pepper to taste. Chill overnight. The pasta will absorb the flavors and some of the mayonnaise; if necessary, stir in a little more mayonnaise one large spoonful at a time.)
  • 5Garnish with Paprika and serve with a sprig of Dill.
  • 6Other ingredients that may be added
    1 large carrot, grated
    1/2 small bell pepper, diced

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About Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #celery, #radish




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