Delicious Macaroni Salad Recipe

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minuts
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 servings 1x


This easy and delicious Macaroni Salad Recipe has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s made with fresh vegetables, eggs and a whole lot of love!



  • 1 box of medium pasta shells (16 oz. box)
  • 5 boiled eggs, chopped finely
  • 1 cup of red bell peppers, chopped finely
  • 1 medium jar of pimentos with juice
  • 1 cup of celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup of sweet pickle relish
  • 2/3 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet paprika
  • juice of 1 1/2 lemons
  • salt to taste


  • Boil and drain pasta shells according to the directions on the package.
  • Cool pasta with cold water.
  • In a large bowl, mix the red peppers, pimentos, celery, onion, relish and mayonnaise together.
  • Slowly fold in the cold, drained pasta shells.
  • Stir in boiled eggs.
  • Store in the refrigerator for about an hour.
  • Remove from refrigerator and add paprika, lemon juice and salt to taste.
  • Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: macaroni salad, salad, macaroni, side dish