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summertime macaroni salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Chef Potpie (Laurel)
Southworth, WA

This macaroni salad is a little bit different from the rest. I got this from my friend many, many years ago. It is refreshing, and everyone loves it. It is requested often. The time I have listed is chill time.

(1 rating)
yield 10 -12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For summertime macaroni salad

  • 1 - 16 oz
    large pasta shells, cooked and drained
  • 2 c
    very thin sliced english cucumbers
  • 1 1/2 c
    ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 2 c
    cooked salad shrimp (or 2 cups albacore tuna, flaked
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    chopped sweet onion
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    bottled italian dressing
  • 1 tsp
    dried dill weed
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make summertime macaroni salad

  • 1
    Combine cooked pasta, cucumbers, tomatoes, shrimp or tuna, celery and onion in large bowl.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and Italian dressing and add to salad.
  • 3
    Add dill, salt and pepper to taste, and chill well to allow the flavors to marry.
  • 4
    Stir and serve.

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