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simple macaroni salad in bowl with spoon

Simple Macaroni Recipe

  • Author: Lynette Rice
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Combine
  • Cuisine: American


Simple macaroni salad made with crisp vegetables and a homemade creamy sauce.



  • 8 oz macaroni, fully cooked and cooled
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 Cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup + 1 Tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste


  1. Boil the macaroni. Let cool.
  2. Chop the vegetables and place in large bowl.  Add cooled macaroni and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.  Combine with vegetables and macaroni.
  4. Refrigerate overnight and serve chilled.

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