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    " You Bring the Macaroni Salad," Macaroni Salad

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    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    Shae's Note:

    Whenever we go somewhere for a back yard BBQ, I am asked to bring my macaroni salad. I think the "secret" that makes this macaroni salad different from others is the mixture of miracle whip and mayo. You know, some people like mayo...some like miracle whip. This way, everybody is "half" pleased!! This is another one of my "throw together" recipes, so I have tried my best to give some type of measurements.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      NOTE: The measurements on the miracle whip, mayonnaise, pickle juice and sugar can be adjusted to your taste.
    2. 2
      Honestly, I never measure "exactly.".
    3. 3
      Also, use as much or as little cheese as you would like.
    4. 4
      Cook macaroni according to directions.
    5. 5
      When draining, run cold water over to keep it from sticking together and to "chill" it.
    6. 6
      Mix mayonnaise, miracle whip, onion, pickle juice and sugar together to make "sauce.".
    7. 7
      After macaroni is completely drained, mix macaroni, "sauce", eggs and cheese until everything is coated and mixed well.
    8. 8
      The longer it chills, the better it gets!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 20, 2003

      55

      This is an awesome recipe!! I stumbeled across it the other day and every since then i knew it was going to be good!! I did make a few small changes tho... I used a few things i had on hand (bowtie pasta, sweet relish, and grated monteray jack) but followed teh recipe besides that. This is very simple and easy to "throw" together! Cant wait to have this for dinner & lunch tomorrow (then i will probably add a cup of shredded cooked chicken breast.)It tastes soooo good!! Will definatly make this again! Thanks for sharing this recipe Shae!!

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    • on August 12, 2002

      4 eggs is probably a lot for some people...but we like ours with lots! Thanks for bringing this to my attention SiSi. Might I suggest for anybody wanting to try this in the future to cut it down to 2 eggs (unless you like a lot). My mom also makes this same recipe and she uses double of the pickle juice and ups the mayo/MW too. Macaroni salad is such a versatile classic!! :)

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    • on July 15, 2002

      25

      I thought it was bland. I added more pickle juice, and tried a little mustard but then it tasted like egg salad! Oh well.

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    Nutritional Facts for " You Bring the Macaroni Salad," Macaroni Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (98 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 354.0
     
    Calories from Fat 102
    28%
    Total Fat 11.4 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 2.1 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 101.2 mg
    33%
    Sodium 270.5 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 51.0 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    7%
    Sugars 6.2 g
    25%
    Protein 10.9 g
    21%

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    sweet pickle juice

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