Sylvia's Picnic Macaroni Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Found in a community Cookbook, and made variations to fit our tastes. It is a hit with all the family. This is the best salad to take on picnics. Best made the day before, as the flavors blend so nicely. This recipe easily multiplies for larger groups.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni.
  2. Drain and rinse well, and then chill.
  3. Combine rest of ingredients and mix well with macaroni.
  4. Season to taste.
  5. Note: I also have found that adding either packaged dry dill or ranch dressing really adds wonderful flavor, but has to be made early, so flavors meld.
  6. Just add the dry dressing to the mayonnaise.


Most Helpful

The perfect expected version of macaroni salad. Skipped the dill but otherwise made as directed and it's all gone. Put it together last night and it was great to not have to cook on this 100° day.

sugarpea July 24, 2004

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