Macaroni Salad Family Favorite By Freda



Nothing says SUMMER BBQ's & Picnics, like Summer Classic Salads.
This is our Family Favorite


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 5-6
    eggs boiled & cooled
  • 1 pkg
    elbow macaroni (16 oz)
  • 1 medium
    onion diced
  • 3 stalk(s)
    fresh green celery, or (celery salt is optional )
  • 1- 1 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp
    salt & pepper
  • 5 Tbsp
    pickle juice
  • 1 jar(s)
    sweet pickle relishsmall (8oz)

How to Make Macaroni Salad Family Favorite By Freda


  1. Use SWEET RELISH or DILL RELISH for Dill flavors Your Preference, or Make BOTH. ENJOY.
  2. Hard Boil eggs 1 minute. Remove pan from the Heat Let set, 10 min, DO NOT REMOVE LID.
    NOW, COOL in COLD water. Peel and Dice EGGS, Set aside
  3. Bring to Boil medium pot of Water, Add salt ( 2 TBS) Cook Macaroni according to PKG Directions.
    Pour into Colander, Drain, & run COLD water over Macaroni to COOL the Macaroni down.
  4. Dice Eggs, Onions & Celery into Small pieces in Medium Bowl, add pickle Relish, Mayo, salt and pepper.
    Toss this into the COLD Macaroni. Stir Well. Cover and Chill at least 1 hr or Over Night. If this gets to dry, add more Pickle Juice and a bit more Mayo, toss well and Serve.

Printable Recipe Card

About Macaroni Salad Family Favorite By Freda

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 5 Comments & Reviews

10 From-Scratch Sugar Cookie Recipes

10 From-Scratch Sugar Cookie Recipes

Sugar cookies are timeless and always a favorite. The ingredients are basic – butter, eggs, flour, vanilla, baking soda or powder, and, of course, sugar. Where they become special is adding spices and decorating with icing, colored sugar crystals, or even chocolate. Buttery and sweet, sugar cookies can be soft or cut out into shapes […]

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]

Easy Homemade Gifts for the Holiday Season

Easy Homemade Gifts for the Holiday Season

How is the holiday season here? Typically I’m heading to a few parties, but this year I’m staying close to home. Just because I won’t be seeing all my friends, I want to show them I care. So, I plan to make treats for my friends. If you like this idea too, here are a […]