Macaroni Salad

This simple macaroni salad recipe will be right at home at a backyard barbecue, tailgating party, or spring picnic.


Add the cooked macaroni, carrots, celery, onion, and pickle to a large bowl. Refrigerate until chilled.


Add the mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, vinegar, pickle juice, salt, and pepper to a bowl. Stir with a fork or small whisk until smooth.


Add the dressing to the macaroni vegetable mixture. Stir well until coated and combined. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe Tips 1. Do not overcook the pasta. Cook until it is firm. 2. Cool the macaroni quickly after draining. Run it under cold water to stop the cooking. 3. Refrigerate the macaroni and prepared vegetables until they are cold before dressing.

Garnish the macaroni salad with parsley, if desired, serve and enjoy.