Amish Macaroni Salad


This Amish macaroni salad is a colorful and flavorful dish made with hard-cooked eggs, bell pepper, and celery in a creamy dressing. Best macaroni salad I have ever had. I always get many requests for the recipe. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 25 mins


  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni

  • 3 large hard-cooked eggs, chopped

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle relish

  • 2 cups creamy salad dressing (e.g. Miracle Whip)

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard

  • 2 ¼ teaspoons white vinegar

  • ¾ teaspoon celery seed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.

  2. Combine eggs, onion, celery, bell pepper, and relish in a large bowl. Stir together salad dressing, sugar, mustard, vinegar, celery seed, and salt in a small bowl. Pour over eggs and vegetables. Top with cooled macaroni; stir until well combined. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

532 Calories
25g Fat
66g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 532
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 133mg 44%
Sodium 944mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 17mg 87%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 185mg 4%

* 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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