Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Claudia McClaran


Many years ago, someone in the family collected recipes from descendants of my great grandparents, William M. and Florence E. (Snodgrass) Whaley and had them compiled into a cookbook. I am posting those recipes here so that they will not be lost. This recipe was submitted by Donna Swindle.


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  • 2 c
    macaroni, boiled and drained
  • 3/4 c
    italian dressing
  • 1
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    green pepper
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  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 small

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream

How to Make Macaroni Salad


  1. Mix cooked and drained macaroni and Italian dressing. Refrigerate for 3 hours. Drain Italian dressing off of the macaroni.
  2. Chop onion, tomatoes, green pepper, celery and carrots. Add chopped vegetables to drained macaroni.
  3. Mix mayonnaise and sour cream together. Add to macaroni and vegetables and mix well. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired.

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About Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American

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