Classic Macaroni Salad

This is a salad that everyone will love. It is just a pleasing taste that will suit everyone.

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Ready in: 4 hours 30 minutes


l4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni

l1 cup mayonnaise

l1/4 cup distilled white vinegar

l2/3 cup white sugar

l2 1/2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard

l1 1/2 teaspoons salt

l1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

l1 large onion, chopped

l2 stalks celery, chopped

l1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

l1/4 cup grated carrot (optional)

l2 tablespoons chopped pimento peppers (optional)


1) Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Rinse under cold water and drain.

In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in the onion, celery, green pepper, carrot, pimentos and macaroni. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving, but preferably overnight.