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Classic Macaroni Salad

Classic Macaroni Salad

Jennie Duncan
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Salad, Side, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Pasta
Servings 8
Calories 729 kcal


  • 16 oz Macaroni pasta
  • 1 small White onion (diced)
  • 1 Green bell pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 1 Yellow bell pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 2 stalks Celery (diced)
  • 2 cups Mayonnaise
  • cup sugar
  • ¼ cup Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Yellow mustard
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese (cubed)


  • Cook pasta according to package direction. To prevent sticking run with cold water or add a pinch of salt to the water while boiling. Add noodles to a large mixing bowl with onion, bell peppers, and celery.
  • In a separate mixing bowl whisk together mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, and yellow mustard until well combined and smooth. 
  • Pour your mayo dressing into the large mixing bowl and toss until coated. Add cubed cheese and toss again. Allow to chill for 2-3 hours int he fridge then serve. 


Calories: 729kcalCarbohydrates: 62gProtein: 12gFat: 48gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 499mgPotassium: 253mgFiber: 3gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 310IUVitamin C: 40.2mgCalcium: 130mgIron: 1.1mg
Keyword Classic Pasta Salad, Macaroni salad
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