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Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Classic Macaroni Salad recipe? Learn how to make Classic Macaroni Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by wendella109

Makes 10 servings



A simple pasta salad that everyone loves. Make it the night before and serve cold.

Recipe Ingredients for Classic Macaroni Salad

4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
1 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
2/3 cup white sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup grated carrot

Recipe Directions for Classic Macaroni Salad

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes.

  2. Rinse under cold water and drain.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in the onion, celery, green pepper, carrot, pimentos and macaroni.

  4. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving, but preferably overnight.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 101.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
278
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
569mg
24%
Potassium
136mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
45.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
16.5g
Protein
5.0g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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