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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  • 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
  • 1/2
    purple onion diced
  • 10
    eggs hard boiled and diced
  • 1/2
    green pepper diced
  • 1 tsp
    spicey pepper

How to Make Great Summer Macaroni Salad


  1. Mix mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt, garlic powder, and spice pepper to make a dressing.
  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Rinse and drain well.
  3. Now add cooked pasta to dressing mixture, mix well, letting the dressing blend into the pasta.
  4. Add 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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