This classic creamy macaroni salad recipe is very creamy and delicious . I guarantee you will eat at all your summer BBQs, parties, and family reunions! This salad recipe have more years than I care to share to create the best macaroni salad, but I have nailed it and now I can teach you how to do it better!
This is, by far, the best macaroni salad I’ve ever put into my mouth. It has a perfect blend of sweetness and tartness, and it is so pretty with all of the multi-colored veggies.
Macaroni salad is considered as one of those classic side dishes that most people will just go buy. And let’s be honest, macaroni salad bought from the stores is just not that good, do you agree? But there’s no need to buy it at the stores anymore while you can make the creamy macaroni salad simply at home!.
- 1 1/2 cups Hellman’s mayonnaise
- 4 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
- French’s mustard 2 tablespoons
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 16 ounces elbow macaroni (cooked Al Dente)
- 1 1/2 cups finely chopped celery
- 3/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
- 3/4 cup finely chopped red pepper
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 1 cup peeled, chopped cucumber
Creamy Macaroni Salad Directions:
In a large bowl stir together Mayo, Vinegar, Mustard, Sugar, Salt and Pepper until the sauce is smooth.
Cook macaroni Al Dente, drain water and run under fresh cold water for a minute. Drain again.
Add cooked macaroni to large bowl and mix together with sauce.
Add all prepared vegetables to the large bowl and mix together with pasta and sauce.
Refrigerate overnight to chill.
My Aunt passed this Creamy Macaroni Salad recipe down to me and she said she got it from the side of a pasta box back in the 80’s. She’s modified the original recipe since to what it is today.
Honestly I haven’t found a better recipe since tasting this one. Not homemade, nor store made.
Enjoy your Creamy Macaroni Salad
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