Great Summer Macaroni Salad

Great Summer Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Trudy Crowe


Very tasty, simple recipe, that goes well at picnics, and pot lucks. Has been a hit with my family and friends.


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20 Min
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1 box
elbow macaroni (giant)
2 c
mayonnaise, light
1/3 c
white or cider vinegar
1/3 c
white sugar
1 Tbsp
prepared yellow mustard
1 1/2 tsp
1 tsp
garlic powder
4 stalk(s)
celery - diced
purple onion diced
eggs hard boiled and diced
green pepper diced
1 tsp
spicey pepper

How to Make Great Summer Macaroni Salad


  • 1Mix mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt, garlic powder, and spice pepper to make a dressing.
  • 2Cook pasta according to package instructions. Rinse and drain well.
  • 3Now add cooked pasta to dressing mixture, mix well, letting the dressing blend into the pasta.
  • 4Add the diced eggs, celery, green pepper and onion to the pasta mixture. Blend well. May serve still warm or refrigerate and serve cold. I liked mine better after a few hours when the flavors blended.

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About Great Summer Macaroni Salad

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

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