Nell's Macaroni Salad

Nell's Macaroni Salad

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"Everyone seems to love this version of your typical macaroni salad. I have made a few adjustments to an old standard to jazz it up a bit. The corn is the key."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 356 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 356 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 19.8 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 353 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water cook pasta until al dente. Drain and cool under cold water.
  2. Place eggs in a saucepan, and cover completely with cold water. Bring water to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool and slice.
  3. Place pasta in a large bowl and add the celery, corn, onion, and eggs; mix.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, pickle juice, salt and pepper together until smooth. Pour dressing over the macaroni and mix well. Sprinkle with paprika and keep the salad refrigerated until ready to serve.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

"This is the best macaroni salad I've ever tasted." I heard this statement from several people at my husband's BBQ Birthday Party. My father, a macaroni salad connoisseur, could not get en...

Most helpful critical review

This was ok, but i didn't think it was great. Although my two year old really liked it!!

"This is the best macaroni salad I've ever tasted." I heard this statement from several people at my husband's BBQ Birthday Party. My father, a macaroni salad connoisseur, could not get en...

Reviewer asking reference for "creamy salad dressing" - the original post of this recipe named brand "Miracle Whip" as the creamy salad dressing.

I know... I hate it when people tweek recipes... what's the point... however I loved this recipe base... it is perfect and everyone always asks for the recipes at parties. I do not care for cel...

I made this for my husband and his work potluck yesterday. It got rave reviews. The only thing I changed was to add a few sweet pickles, chopped up into it. I will definitely make this one ag...

Refreshing! Had to make some minor adjustments to use what I had on hand. Only 2 eggs (I think more would be better), celery seed (no celery), onions and chives (no green onion), red wine vine...

It was just a macaroni salad - don't see what was extraordinary about it. The corn may "be the key" but I hardly noticed it being there. Made as is, except I used regular onion since I didn't ...

This is my new fav.

This was ok, but i didn't think it was great. Although my two year old really liked it!!

This is a great recipe! When I made it, I used a tri-colored, multi-shape pasta. Thanks for sharing this recipe! :o)