Macaroni Salad

Serve this classic with hot dogs and hamburgers from the backyard grill, pack it in a basket for a picnic in the park, or take in a cooler to the beach and serve it in a clean plastic sand pail.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 40 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6


  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups cooked macaroni
  • 1⁄2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 Tbsp. minced pimiento
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped green olives
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Place eggs in a saucepan with cold water that rises about an inch above the eggs. Bring the water to a boil and cover the saucepan. Boil eggs for 20 minutes, then run under cold water. Remove shells and chop eggs.
  • Mix all ingredients except eggs in a bowl. Chill for 1 hour.
  • Stir in eggs and serve.