Macaroni Salad

Brads Famous Macaroni Salad

Brads Famous Macaroni Salad

Everyone has there favorite macaroni salad recipe, and here is mine.  Even though you can toss this salad together real fast you still need the time for it to blend together.  So if you can plan ahead, for some reason it always taste so much better the second day

Brads Famous Macaroni Salad

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  • 1 cup Small shell noodles
  • 3 eggs hard boiled
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 stock celery
  • ¼ cup onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ¼ can Water chestnuts chopped
  • 2 table spoons Dill pickle relish
  • Black pepper to taste


Cook noodles to the instructions from the noodle package

Cool noodle to stop the cooking

While the noodles are cooking gather all the rest of the ingredients and prep them to be added when the noodles are cool

Mix all the components together except the eggs in a sealable container or bowl.

After mixing place in the refrigerator let sit for 8 hours

After the resting period take the salad out and check the moisture content, you may need to add a little more mayo and mustard. Dice two of the eggs and mix into the salad

Slice the third egg and place on top

Sprinkle a little smoked paprika for color


Cooling Down the Shells
Cooling down the shells to stop them from over cooking in a ice bath.















Everything but the eggs.

All the ingredients mixed together but not the eggs yet.

Macaroni Salad ready
Here is the macaroni salad finished. With the eggs added and a dash of paprika on the top for a nice color contrast.


Post Author: Bradly