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Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cheryl Louthan

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
16 oz Macaroni Salad Pasta
1 c. Mayonnaise
1 T. Yellow Mustard
1/2 White onion, diced
4 stalks celery, chopped
1 Can black olives, whole
1 8oz block of Colby/Jack cheese, cubed
Sweet Pickle Juice
White Sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water to boil. Cook pasta according to directions on package, aldente. Drain, rinse with cold water. Put in large bowl and put in refrigerator to get cold. In a small mixing bowl whisk the mayonnaise and yellow mustard together until creamy. Add about 1 T. sugar and some sweet pickle juice, whisk to get a creamy dressing to pour. Set aside. Dice the onion, chop the celery add to macaroni. Add black olives, and cubed cheese. Pour dressing on top and combine well. If you want more dressing if it looks to dry just make another batch of dressing and combine as much as you need. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate, serve cold.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hr
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great with hamburgers, hot dogs, or just by itself.

 

 

 

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