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Simple Macaroni Salad

Rated as 4.07 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very basic pasta salad, easily fixed up by adding extra vegetables or some chopped salami."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 204 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil; cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, eggs, pickles, celery and green onions. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste; serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 204 calories; 2.2 g fat; 38.3 g carbohydrates; 6.8 g protein; 62 mg cholesterol; 387 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is an excellent basic recipe for pasta salad. I added small amounts each of avacado, cheddar cheese and cucumber. Very good!

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Sorry, but I thought this terribly boring. I don't quite comprehend the concept of rating THIS recipe by substituting so many things that it's an entirely different recipe. But THIS recipe cer...

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This is an excellent basic recipe for pasta salad. I added small amounts each of avacado, cheddar cheese and cucumber. Very good!

This is closer to my macaroni salad and I like it better without bellpepper. Use a bag of salad macaroni instead of regular macaroni. Chop about a cup of celery and about 3 to 4 green onions, ad...

Sorry, but I thought this terribly boring. I don't quite comprehend the concept of rating THIS recipe by substituting so many things that it's an entirely different recipe. But THIS recipe cer...

Excellent Recipe! I used Kraft Greek Vinaigrette dressing instead of Italian dressing. Also I added 1/4 c. shreeded Parmesan cheese & 1/4 cup Mexican shredded cheese. My husband rated it 10 st...

This pasta salad was so simple and light, we couldn't stop eating it!

I dont know if I did something wrong, but we were not crazy about this one.

I have not made this yet but it pretty similar to the way I make mine and for the people that mentioned that this salad has no flavour - marinate the pasta in the dressing for about an hour or m...

I omitted the eggs, celery and added dry hard salami, cheddar cheese and black olives, sliced. Also made my own Italian -style dressing. It was very good and my husband gobbled it right up. Have...

We enjoyed this recipe. I did add a bit of mayo and a tiny bit of musturd as well. Threw in some extra green pepper chopped as well. Will make again for sure but maybe add some bacon next time. ...