Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Momma's Macaroni Salad

Momma's Macaroni Salad
     What says summer better than an old fashioned BBQ? Right! You gather together with friends or family. Everyone prepares something. There is the chicken, burgers or dogs on the grill, the potato salad, the fries and the brews, but what about the favorite standby of macaroni salad? Who is going to make it this year? Is it mom with her amazing yet so simple recipe or your best friend? How about you this time! Well here is a simple yet delicious recipe that is actually my mother’s. She has always made this. So easy and so delicious that once you get the hang of it, it becomes second nature. This macaroni salad will definitely become your go to dish for summer gatherings and picnics. Please enjoy my Momma’s Macaroni Salad.


  • 1 cup uncooked macaroni pasta
  • 1 hardboiled egg
  • 4 small sweet pickles
  • 1 tomato
  • splash of red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup miracle whip
  • 1 tbs yellow mustard
  • salt/pepper
  • dash of paprika

1.       Cook macaroni as directed and rinse under cold water

2.       Boil egg and dice up

3.       Dice tomato and pickle up into small chunks

4.       In a large bowl combine macaroni, egg, pickle and tomato

5.       Mix in the miracle whip, yellow mustard, and salt and pepper to taste.

6.       Dash some paprika on top for looks.

Simple, delicious, and will definitely become your macaroni salad favorite. Enjoy!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

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