Amish Macaroni Salad

Category: Sidedish

What’s a potluck or a barbeque without at least one pasta salad. Along comes Amish macaroni salad to fill the bill. So, I took a chance. It was almost love at first bite.

  • 1 lb macaroni (or small shells)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup finely grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion (more if desired)
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper or green
  • 6 hard-boiled eggs (reserve 1 to slice for garnish, and dice the remaining 5)
  • paprika, for garnish
  • 2 cups Miracle Whip
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • Cook macaroni as directed on package; Drain & cool.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients so they are well-combined and smooth.
  • In a large bowl, gently combine the macaroni, celery, carrots, onions, and remaining eggs. Fold the dressing gently into the macaroni salad mixture.
  • Place into your serving bowl and garnish with the reserved slice egg and paprika. Let sit overnight for the best results.