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old fashioned macaroni salad

Recipe by
Carol Perricone
Massapequa Park, NY

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.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For old fashioned macaroni salad

  • 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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