Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

There are so many ways to put macaroni salads together it’s easy to forget how simple it is to throw together a quick and easy Classic Macaroni Salad. I was looking for a simple recipe to go along with a Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken Wings recipe; which is being used for my next blog post. I decided to go ahead and keep it simple, choosing this Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe.

This recipe pretty much like what you would purchase from the deli at your local market, so there is a lot of room for improvement, by adding some extra spices. I decided to keep the recipe as written; keeping it simple. This Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe makes a great side dish and can easily be prepared while the meat or your main course is cooking.

The next time you need a good side dish give this Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe a try; it’s a simple and good recipe. Enjoy


8 ounces elbow macaroni

1 cup real mayonnaise or salad dressing

2 tablespoons vinegar

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup celery (thinly sliced)

1 medium green bell pepper (chopped)

1/4 cup onion (finely chopped)


1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water until completely cool.

Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

2. In a large bowl combine the mayonnaise, sugar, black pepper, vinegar, salt, pepper and Dijon mustard. Mix until blended.

Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

3. Stir in the macaroni, onion, celery and green pepper.

Serve cold-Serves 4

Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

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