Pasta Salad (Southern name -- Macaroni Salad)

Pasta Salad (southern Name -- Macaroni Salad) Recipe

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Sheri Wasky

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This was a side dish our mom always made at Thanksgiving and on Christmas Day. It was a tradition. I like to use the tricolor pasta. But you can use small or medium shell pasta or the bowtie pasta. Enjoy.

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Serves:
Up to 7 people
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1 box
tricolor pasta
1 medium
tomato, diced
1 small
onion, diced
2 small
pickling cucumbers, diced
1 Tbsp
pickle relish, sweet
2 Tbsp
mayonnaise

How to Make Pasta Salad (Southern name -- Macaroni Salad)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook pasta until tender. Drain pasta using a colander. Run cold water over the pasta for 4 minutes. Using the pot you cooked the pasta in, pour pasta back into the pot.
  • 2Add ingredients and stir to mix very well. Add the mayonnaise and stir again, mixing very well. Salt and pepper to taste. Pour into a large bowl, cover and refrigerate.
  • 3Prior to serving, stir again as you may need to add another tablespoon of mayonnaise.

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About Pasta Salad (Southern name -- Macaroni Salad)

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




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