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easy macaroni salad

Recipe by
Melinda Eppard
Springfield, VA

My mother used to make this because it was quick and simple. Now my daughter asks for me to make it for her.

yield 3 -6 people
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy macaroni salad

  • 2 c
    macaroni, dry
  • 1 bag
    frozen mixed veggies (i use carrots/peas/corn)
  • 1
    block of sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
  • paprika

How To Make easy macaroni salad

  • 1
    Cook your macaroni and your frozen vegetables according to package directions and then drain. Place pasta in container along with cooked veggies and place in fridge for about an hour - enough to cool down.
  • 2
    Dice up your cheese and add to your pasta/veggie mix. Add one tablespoon of mayo and stir....add more mayo to taste.
  • 3
    Sprinke with paprika and chill for about one hour before serving.

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