Eydie's ranch style Macaroni Salad

Eydie's Ranch Style Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Edith Polk


This is a fav of my family any time but they especially expect it at holiday dinners..I truly pray I've done this right...it's the first time I've tried writing one of my fav recipes down...pray it's not too confusing to anyone..God Bless

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8-10 give or take lol
45 Min


1/4-1/2 large
head of lettuce
1 1/2-2
med cucumbers, quartered lengthwise, then slice in chunks
1 1/2 medium
celery stalks. cut lengthwise, then sliced in small chunks (or slices)
2-3 large
tomatoes, cut up in chunks
1/2-3/4 box
macaroni, we like the small-med shells
1 medium
green, yellow and or red bell pepper
1/2 pkg
dry ranch dressing
salt and pepper to taste
4-5 Tbsp
real mayo


1While cooking Macaroni (add salt) pinch lettuce into bite sized pieces (never cut lettuce, it makes it turn brown on the edges), dice tomatoes, celery, cucumbers, and green/red/yellow peppers..mix these together...
2Cook Macaroni till it's tender, don't over cook...once it's done, drain and rinse with cold water till it's completely cold to stop the "cooking" process...drain
add to salad a quarter at a time..you don't to "over Mac" it...you want as much or a touch more Mac than veggies..
3Add Mayo., half packet of Ranch dressing, mix together then add salt and pepper to taste...enjoy..

About Eydie's ranch style Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Other Salads, Dressings
Hashtags: #macaroni, #ranch