Amish Macaroni Salad


Recipe: Amish Macaroni Salad

Summary:  What’s a potluck or a barbeque without at least one pasta salad. Along comes Amish macaroni salad to fill the bill. So, I took a chance. It was almost love at first bite.


  • Salad
  • 1 lb macaroni (or small shells)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup finely grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion (more if desired)
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper or green
  • 6 hard-boiled eggs (reserve 1 to slice for garnish, and dice the remaining 5)
  • paprika, for garnish
  • Dressing
  • 2 cups Miracle Whip
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard


  1. Cook macaroni as directed on package; Drain & cool.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients so they are well-combined and smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, gently combine the macaroni, celery, carrots, onions, and remaining eggs. Fold the dressing gently into the macaroni salad mixture.
  4. Place into your serving bowl and garnish with the reserved slice egg and paprika. Let sit overnight for the best results.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Food for a Hungry Soul


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