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delicious macaroni salad

a recipe by
Catherine Cantrell
Columbus, GA

I needed to bring a cold salad to my moms for Memorial Day. I just doctored up my regular recipe with a few tweaks. Enjoy!

serves Loved ones!
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For delicious macaroni salad

  • 1 box
    elbow macaroni, cooked 18 oz
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    handful of chopped green onions
  • 1
    handful of chopped celery
  • 1 can
    small can black olive slices optional
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 c
    freshly shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    dill, dried

How To Make delicious macaroni salad

  • 1
    Prepare pasta according to directions on box. Shred cheese and collect all ingredients.
  • 2
    Once pasta is done, drain well. Place in your serving bowl. Mix In remaining ingredients. Stirring well to combine.
  • 3
    Sit in the fridge to chill through for a few hours. Stir well before serving. I add a few whole olives to the top for garnish as well, I guess just because a little extra black olives have never hurt anybody!!

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