Magnificent Macaroni Salad


This recipe for macaroni salad with egg is a slightly sweet, classic macaroni salad.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 3 cups elbow macaroni

  • 1 ½ cups mayonnaise

  • large onion, minced

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard

  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar, or more to taste

  • ¾ teaspoon celery seed

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain.

  2. Rinse macaroni in cold water until cool; drain.

  3. Stir mayonnaise, onion, parsley, mustard, rice vinegar, sugar, celery seed, and salt together in a bowl. Add macaroni and eggs and stir to coat.

  4. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.

    bowl of Magnificent Macaroni Salad recipe garnished with fresh parsley

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

783 Calories
57g Fat
53g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 783
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 74%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 152mg 51%
Sodium 719mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 159mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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