Nothing tastes better with a grilled hamburger or a barbecue chicken sandwich than a cool and creamy Classic Southern Macaroni Salad! File this perfect side dish recipe away for your next cookout or potluck -- it always wins rave reviews!
Author: The Seasoned Mom
6ouncesuncooked elbow macaroni pastaabout 1 ½ cups uncooked, or 3 cups cooked
1red bell pepperdiced
3hard boiled eggssliced
¼cupchopped fresh parsley
Cook macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.While the pasta cooks, chop the onions, celery, bell pepper, eggs, and parsley.
In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, and garlic until smooth.
In a large bowl, combine cool pasta, onion, celery, bell pepper, eggs, and parsley. Toss with dressing and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Classic Southern Macaroni Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 /2 cup)
Calories 157.2Calories from Fat 102
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1.8g11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.