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Deli-Style Macaroni Salad

Macaroni salad just like the corner deli
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Brining Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
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