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Macaroni Salad by Ida Mae

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“I was given this recipe in high school, and have tweaked it to my heart's content. Watch out---It doesn't last long.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
10-12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and cool.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Refrigerate a few hours to blend flavors.
  3. NOTE: Taste salad after a few hours. May need to salt, pepper, add more mayonnaise, etc.
  4. VARIATIONS:.
  5. I have altered this recipe a variety of ways, depending on what I have in the house.
  6. ~~ Ham instead of bacon.
  7. ~~ 1/2 to 3/4 bag of frozen peas instead of can of peas (pour on hot macaroni in colander---the macaroni cools, the peas thaw). Then add remaining ingredients.
  8. ~~ Add mustard, honey mustard, parsley flakes, dried onion, etc. to mayonnaise mixture.

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