American Macaroni Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by SaraBellaBean

From the Food Network kitchen staff. I've been making this now for almost 2 years and it's not only quick and easy to prepare it's delicious. What I really appreciate about this Macaroni Salad is that I live in a household divided. Half of us like mayonaise and the other loves Miracle Whip. This Macaroni Salad is a big pleaser with EVERYONE! This brought peace back to our table. ;)

Top Review by linguinelisa

This is a good, basic macaroni salad recipe. I agree with the other reviewer that it's a little heavy on the onions (and celery) but thats a matter of personal taste. Thanks for posting. Made for Fall Pick-A-Chef 2012.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl combine the macaroni, celery, onion, and tomato.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, vinegar, sour cream and salt.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir to combine.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve.
  5. Store covered in the refrigerator, for up to 3 days.

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