ham and macaroni salad

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By RC :)
from Reading, PA

Very good at any time of the year.

serves 4
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ham and macaroni salad

  • 1 c
    ditalini or elbow macaroni
  • 1 1/2 c
    fully-cooked ham, cut into small cubes
  • 4 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 c
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 stalk
    celery, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    pimento, diced
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c
    sweet pickle relish
  • 1 or 2 Tbsp
    milk, if needed
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make ham and macaroni salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions; drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, relish, milk, and salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • 3
    Combine pasta and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour dressing over top and toss to coat.
  • 4
    Chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  • 5
    Serving suggestion: garnish with sliced cherry tomatoes and fresh parsley.
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