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Nona's Famous Macaroni Salad

Rated as 4.29 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe was my beloved late mother-in-law's always requested salad. It is deceptively easy and I still prepare it for my children and family. A few of the ingredients include radishes, green onions, celery and a bit of mayonnaise."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 216
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; rinse under cold water, and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, radishes, green onions, celery, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Mix well, chill, and serve with sliced tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 216 calories; 5.1 35.6 6.3 2 68 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was a hit at a party we had, it is even better the second day.

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It was okay. I thought it was a little bland and definitely not enough mayo - I had to add a whole other half a cup to make it at all creamy. It could use some more flavor. The other people I...

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This was a hit at a party we had, it is even better the second day.

Excellent! No changes, just seasonal additions. Chopped zucchini, fresh snap peas, cucumber, green pepper....you are limited by your imagination. I also learned on Cook Illustrated to add season...

This is a great recipe. I, too, upped the mayo (Hellman's Mayonnaise because it's the best), and I also added a dash of vinegar to give it a little zing. I added frozen peas, which adds to the...

Excellent! Very tasty and a unique salad idea. I upped the mayonnaise to 1/3 cup because I had a lot of veggies cut up, and was surprised to find that that was enough...I had expected to need ...

It was okay. I thought it was a little bland and definitely not enough mayo - I had to add a whole other half a cup to make it at all creamy. It could use some more flavor. The other people I...

Used peas instead of celery.

This was a very good salad. I used reduced fat mayo and whole wheat pasta. It turned out great,not to heavy and very fresh tasting.

Refreshingly crisp--not loaded with mayo like other salads. Will make again!

I was a nice starter recipe. I can't find radishes (spring radishes that is) in Thailand so I substituted snap peas and green peppers. I cannot buy Old Bay here either, so I added 1/2 tsp of mu...