Macaroni and Cheese Pea Salad

Total Time
40mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
10 mins

Made from boxed macaroni&cheese dinner. The cheese/macaroni mixture gives this a unique twist to typical macaroni salad. I've never made it from homemade cheese & macaroni, but I imagine it would work fine. Sometimes I use leftover macaroni & cheese dinner and adjust the rest of the ingredients accordingly. This is one of our quick and easy family favorites. Enjoy!!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 (7 ounce) box macaroni & cheese dinner mix (we use Kraft brand, but store brands are fine also)
  • 14 cup butter or 14 cup margarine
  • 14 cup milk
  • 1 cup frozen peas (thawed)
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs (chopped)
  • 12 cup celery (chopped)
  • 13 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill (you can substitute with your favorite cold salad seasoning.)

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni & cheese dinner per box directions; cool. (If you're using leftover macaroni, adjust the remaining ingredients accordingly).
  2. Add chopped eggs, celery, onion, green onion to cooled macaroni & cheese.
  3. Stir in mayonnaise and seasonings.
  4. Gently stir in thawed peas and season to taste.
  5. As with all salads, season to taste.