Recipe for Macaroni Salad

This is a great and tasty recipe for macaroni salad, an ordinary macaroni salad recipe to have on hand for the pasta lovers.

It is a colorful salad with its pieces of green and red peppers, and looks great decorated with slices of hard boiled eggs and sprinkled with a little paprika.

This is one of the delicious macaroni salad recipes which can easily be changed into a ham and pasta salad recipe or seafood pasta recipe by adding a cup of julienned cooked ham or canned shrimp.

The possibilities are many.

The recipe will make 6-8 servings.


  • 4 cups cooked macaroni
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1/3-1/2 cup green peppers, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red peppers, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup black olives, chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise mixed with 2 tbsp. vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Add the well drained and cooled macaroni to a large bowl.
  • Add next 5 ingredients.
  • Combine all with the mayo mixture.
  • Decorate with sliced hard boiled eggs, optional.
  • Cover and refrigerate for several hours for flavors to blend.

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