Delicious Macaroni Salad

Catherine Cantrell


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!


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 box
    elbow macaroni, cooked 18 oz
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    handful of chopped green onions
  • 1
    handful of chopped celery
  • 1 can(s)
    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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About Delicious Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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