Whether you’re heading to a picnic or craving something from simpler times, this Amish Macaroni Salad is the perfect accompaniment. The creamy and sweet dressing twirled around the bouncy macaroni and crispy veggies will really help you appreciate the little things in life. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy a scoop or two of this Amish Macaroni Salad. It’s good for the soul and your tastebuds alike!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle relish
  • 2 cups creamy salad dressing, such as Miracle Whip®
  • 3 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon celery seed
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Directions

Step 1 –In a large pot of salted, boiling water, cook the macaroni to al dente, according to the package directions.

Step 2 –Set the macaroni aside to cool.

Step 3 –In a large bowl, combine the hard-boiled eggs, the onion, the celery, the red bell pepper, and the dill pickle relish.

Step 4 –In another bowl, mix the creamy salad dressing, the yellow mustard, the white sugar, the white vinegar, the salt, and the celery seed together.

Step 5 –Pour the dressing mixture over the veggie mixture.

Step 6 –Add the macaroni to the veggie mixture and mix well until combined.

Step 7 –Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to overnight.

Step 8 –Serve chilled.