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Warm Macaroni Salad

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Warm Macaroni Salad is a savory, comforting, and delicious side dish. It is packed with vegetables and easy to make using a few simple ingredients. Make a bowl to share with the family today.

This is a delicious and super-fast side dish to make when you need something in a flash. The recipe can be made in a matter of minutes from start to finish. The only part that requires real work is chopping up the vegetables and cooking the elbow macaroni.

With this recipe, you get the filling, comforting, and tender elbow macaroni pasta. The crunchy, fresh onion, celery, and carrots. The tangy and sweetness of the pickle relish plus the creamy mayonnaise. Add a little salt and ground black pepper for the perfect balance of seasoning and you are all set.

This recipe is basically a boil, chop, stir, and serve. Try it!

What ingredients are needed to make warm macaroni salad?

  1. Elbow macaroni pasta
  2. Carrot
  3. Onion
  4. Celery
  5. Pickle relish
  6. Mayonnaise
  7. Salt and ground black pepper to taste

ingredients needed to make warm macaroni salad

How to make warm macaroni salad:

Begin the recipe by chopping the onion, carrots, and celery into small pieces.

chopped celery and carrot in a small blue bowl for the warm macaroni salad

Cook the elbow pasta according to the package instructions and drain it.

Using a large bowl, while the pasta is still warm. Gently stir in the grated carrot, onion, celery, pickle relish, and mayonnaise. Add salt and black pepper to taste and stir to distribute.

warm macaroni salad ingredients being stirred together in a bowl with a wooden spoon

Serve the macaroni salad while it is still warm. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

finished warm macaroni salad in an orange bowl

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Warm Macaroni Salad

This Warm Macaroni Salad recipe is a savory, comforting, and delicious side dish. It is packed with vegetables and easy to make using a few simple ingredients. Make a bowl to share with the family today.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: warm macaroni salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 342kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni pasta
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 3 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons pickle relish
  • 2/3 cup vegan or regular mayonnaise
  • Salt and Ground Black Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions and drain it.
  • Gently stir in grated carrot, onion, celery, relish, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper.
  • Serve warm. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Notes

*Original recipe from The Sweetest Vegan

Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 222mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1380IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
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