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Deli-Style Macaroni Salad

Macaroni salad just like the corner deli
Prep Time0 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Brining Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: macaroni, salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 277kcal


  • 8 oz elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise


  • Prepare macaroni as directed on package; drain and cool
  • Mix the vinegar and sugar in a large bowl, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Mix in the cooked elbows. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Drain off any excess liquid from the chilled elbows. Add the green pepper and celery seed. Add the mayonnaise and stir until well coated. You may add additional mayonnaise if you wish.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.8mg