Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is my oldie but goodie recipe from the back of the San Giorgio box. Never fails and is always a big hit. I usually double the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot bring 3 quarts water to a rolling boil.
  2. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons salt.
  3. Gradually add dry elbow macaroni.
  4. Return to a boil.
  5. Boil uncovered 6-8 minutes.
  6. Drain well and rinse with cold water and drain again.
  7. In a medium bowl combine all ingredients.
  8. Place cooked macaroni in a large bowl and toss well with other ingredients.
  9. Cover and refrigerate.


Most Helpful

Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. We don't eat onion, so I left them out & only a pinch of salt & extra pepper. It is THE best macaroni salad I've ever had. Bravo!!

Lillian M. July 03, 2015

You can't go wrong with this classic crowd-pleasing macaroni salad! I made this according to the recipe and it's perfect. Nothing fancy, just good old macaroni salad. A picnic staple! Thanx for porting!

*Parsley* September 01, 2010

This has always been my favorite recipe and I was so glad that you posted it since it is not on the back of the box! I usually add extra eggs, and I put chopped cherry tomatoes in it too. It is great salad, and everyone always asks for the recipe! Thanks!

munyans March 14, 2008

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