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my macaroni and cheddar cheese salad

Recipe by
Chris L.
xxxxx, MT

I use Famous Dave's Sweet & Spicy pickle relish to kick it up a notch, but if you don't want that much zip, use regular relish.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For my macaroni and cheddar cheese salad

  • 1 1/2 c
    uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 c
    celery, diced fine
  • 1/2 c
    miracle whip, or a mixture of m.whip and mayo
  • 2 tsp
    french's yellow mustard, use more to taste. i use a full tbs.
  • 1 tsp
    white sugar
  • 1/4 c
    sweet pickle relish
  • dash of: celery seed, celery salt, onion powder and pepper to taste
  • for variety you might toss in a little onion or some partially thawed baby peas!

How To Make my macaroni and cheddar cheese salad

  • 1
    Prepare macaroni according to package directions. You want to cook the macaroni well, but still firm so it will hold up in the salad.
  • 2
    Mix dressing ingredients, cheese and relish.
  • 3
    Combine all in bowl and chill.
  • 4
    Note: After a few hours, if the dressing is absorbed and the macaroni is dry I just add more m.whip and / or mayo.