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Old 08-04-2009, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Sloooowcala Florida
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I am looking for a quick, basic macaroni salad recipe. Does anyone have one to share? Thanks.
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Old 08-04-2009, 06:41 AM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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Macaroni, hardboiled eggs, minced onion and celery, salt and pepper. Maybe a sprinkle of dill relish.
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Old 08-04-2009, 05:11 PM
 
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This is so good and fresh-tasting. Super easy too and taste really great the next day!

TnHoneypot's Pasta Salad
2 cups macaroni, or shell pasta, cooked, drained and run cold water over it in a strainer, drain well
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 carrot, chopped small
1 cucumber, peeled and diced small
1 large tomato, chopped
1/2 -1 cup frozen peas, run cold water over to defrost
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Morton's Nature Seasoning, seasoning blend -2 tsps
1-1/2 cups Miracle Whip or Kraft mayonaise, whichever you prefer
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:28 PM
 
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I will post my daughters tonight.
It is always a hit!!!
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:34 PM
 
Location: Looking East and hoping!
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Basic-macaroni, cooked, drained and cooled under cold water.
Diced celery, onion, red pepper, salt/pepper, handful peas, mayo, tarragon. Kick it up w/addition of shrimp, tuna, ham, shredded cheese, pimentoes. Let your imagination run wild.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:35 PM
 
Location: LES & Brooklyn
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If I share... then I will have to kill you :-)
But I make a heck of a macaroni & tuna salad. But make it according your likings. Tuna, Macaroni, mayo,chopped red & green peppers. Chopped celery & unions. Some italian dressing on your macaroni after it drains. Some pickle relish (india). Chopped boiled eggs. Toss in what you like. I like mines cold so I store in the fridge a few hours. My son likes his with crackers.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:43 PM
 
Location: California
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Macaroni (or small elbow) chopped hard boiled egg, chopped sweet pickle or relish, diced red onion, diced celery, sliced black olives, salt, pepper and mayo. I give my potato salad the same treatment.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:45 PM
 
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I throw together elbow macaroni, diced onion, celery, peppers, pickle relish (with a little pickle juice), mustard, mayo, sour cream, salt, pepper and sugar. Oh yea, I forgot, I add in chopped boiled eggs too.
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:47 PM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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I am looking for a quick, basic macaroni salad recipe. Does anyone have one to share? Thanks.
Cooked Macaroni and Miracle Whip.

It just doesn't get any better than that (or easier)

20yrsinBranson
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:04 AM
 
Location: Not where you ever lived
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I use the same recipe for salmon, tuna and potato salad with or without ham. Celery, onions, salt & pepper to taste. Cooked, cooled and drained macaroni, chopped boiled eggs, 3/1 sweet and dill pickles, 4/2 Fat-Free Miracle Whip and Mayo, and a 1 tsp. of yellow mustard. (Sliced black olives and bell pepper, optional.) It is never too sweet, too sour, too wet or too dry.
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