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Famous Macaroni Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Famous Macaroni Salad, by , is from Generations Cookbook Holland & Weese, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jessica Woods
Added: Wednesday, September 30, 2009


1 16 oz. pkg. Salad Macaroni or Ditali Pasta
1 c. Celery, diced
1 c. Red Onion, diced
1 c. Yellow or White onion, diced
1 c. Medium Cheddar, diced
1 c. Swiss Cheese, diced
1/2 c. Parmesan Cheese, grated
1 c. Dill Pickles, diced
1 c. Salami, diced
1 6oz. can large Pitted Black Olives, drained
1-2 tbsp. Garlic Salt
1-2 tbsp. fresh minced Garlic
1/4 tsp. dried Horseradish
1/2 tsp. ground White Pepper
1-2 tsp. ground Black Pepper
1/2 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
1/2 tsp. Dry Mustard
1/2 tsp. Celery Salt
1 3 oz. jar diced Pimentos, rinsed, drained
1 to 1 1/2 c. Mayonnaise


Cook Macaroni for approximately. 9 minutes. Do not cook completely so it will not fall apart when the salad gets tossed. Rinse Macaroni until cool. Drain well and let dry out slightly. Add Pasta to a large bowl. Add Celery, Onion, Cheddar, Swiss and Parmesan Cheese, Dill Pickles, Salami, and Black Olives. Refrigerate the mixture, uncovered, overnight. Mix the Garlic Salt, Minced Garlic, White and Black Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Dry Mustard, and Celery Salt together. Add to salad. Fold in the Pimentos. Fold in 1 c. Mayonnaise to start. Add up to 1/2 c. more of Mayonnaise if needed. Refrigerate again for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

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