Grandma’s Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Grandma’s Macaroni Salad Recipe

How To Make Grandma’s Macaroni Salad

Toss a tasty side in this Grandma’s macaroni salad recipe for a filling bite. It combines bell pepper, mayo, and cider vinegar for a creamy and tangy dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 30 minutes



  • 8ozelbow macaroni,cooked and drained
  • 1cupcelery,chopped
  • ½cupgreen bell pepper,chopped
  • ½cupred bell pepper,chopped
  • cuponion,chopped
  • ¾cupmayonnaise
  • 2tbspapple cider vinegar
  • 1tbspmustard,prepared
  • 1tspsugar
  • 1tspsalt
  • ¼tspground black pepper


  1. In a large bowl, mix in the macaroni, celery, bell pepper, and onion.

  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt, and pepper until combined. Pour the mixture into the macaroni and vegetables. Mix well until everything is thoroughly coated in the dressing.

  3. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Preferably overnight.

  4. Stir before serving. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 214.91kcal
  • Fat: 13.79g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.10g
  • Fiber: 1.34g
  • Sugar: 1.90g
  • Protein: 3.29g
  • Cholesterol: 6.76mg
  • Sodium: 175.23mg
  • Calcium: 12.77mg
  • Potassium: 118.70mg
  • Iron: 0.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 15.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.22mg
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