Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad

Carol Perricone


I found this recipe in a local newspaper. My family loved it. I like to try new recipes, and this one is a keeper. Hope your family enjoys it.


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20 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 pkg
    macaroni, elbow
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown mustard
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1/4 c
    grated red onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped sweet pickle
  • 3
    celery ribs, chopped
  • 1
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 c
    cubed ham (opt)
  • 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    shredded carrot
  • ·
    kosher salt and black pepper to taste

How to Make Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, sugar, celery seed, grated onion and chopped sweet pickle. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in celery, bell pepper, ham, cheddar cheese, and carrot.
  4. Stir in drained pasta, cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Enjoy

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About Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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