Creamy Macaroni Salad

Steps on how to prepare a Creamy Macaroni Salad recipe

Time

45 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

215.0

    Ingredients

  • 1 lb large elbow macaroni, cooked to desired tenderness
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely diced sweet onion
  • 1 small red sweet bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1/4-1/2 cup sliced pimento stuffed olive
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise (I like half and half) or 1 1/2 cups salad dressing (I like half and half)
  • 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 1/2 lb bacon, prepared as in

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Mix cooled macaroni, celery, onions, bell pepper and green olives together in a large bowl.

  2. 2. STEP

    In a separate bowl mix together the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, pickle relish, sugar, salt, pepper and celery seed, stirring well.

  3. 3. STEP

    Stir dressing into the macaroni mixture.

  4. 4. STEP

    Stir in the crumbled bacon.

  5. 5. STEP

    Serve chilled.

  6. 6. STEP

    For another variation, omit the green olives, add sliced black olives and a container of grape tomatoes.

  7. 7. STEP

    For a meal type salad, add diced cooked chicken or tuna fish.

    Ingredients

  • 1 lb large elbow macaroni, cooked to desired tenderness
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely diced sweet onion
  • 1 small red sweet bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1/4-1/2 cup sliced pimento stuffed olive
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise (I like half and half) or 1 1/2 cups salad dressing (I like half and half)
  • 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 1/2 lb bacon, prepared as in

    Tags

    POTLUCK

    CAMPING

    < 60 MINS

    FOR LARGE GROUPS

    REFRIGERATOR

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