- 1 lb elbow pasta
- 1 1/2 cups mayonaise
- 1/4 cup Sugar
- 3 tbsp white vinegar
- salt to taste
- freshly ground pepper to taste
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 8 oz ham--chopped
- 4 hard-boiled eggs--chopped
- 6 slices bacon--cooked crisp nd crumbled
- 5 stalks celery--chopped
- 1 cup broccoli--chopped
- 1 red pepper--chopped
- 4 green onions--chopped
Macaroni salad is a type of pasta salad, served cold, made with cooked elbow macaroni, and usually prepared with mayonnaise. Much like potato salad or coleslaw in its use, it is often served as a side dish to barbecue, fried chicken, or other picnic style dishes. Like any dish, national and regional variations abound but generally it is prepared with raw diced onions, dill or sweet pickles and celery, and seasoned with salt and pepper.
If bananas are nature’s perfect food, Macaroni Salad is man’s perfect food. I mean, it contains ALL the food groups and nothing could be more fun to eat.
What are you bringing to your next get together? If you said ” macaroni salad,” we’re here to help! With these easy pasta salad recipes, we’ll show you how to make them like a champ. This creamy dish always knocks all those other deli salad recipes out of the park because it’s such a tried-and-true favourite. Ready to be the talk of your next picnic, potluck, or party? Then whip up one of these simple recipes and get ready to be the party hero.
How to Make Macaroni Salad
All components (including the dressing) can be assembled ahead of time such as the night before. Just toss everything together in a large bowl right before serving.