Welsh Family Kitchen
Classic Macaroni Salad
4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
2/3 cup white sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon horse radish
1 tablespoon pepper relish
scallions, skiced
2 stalks celery,chopped
1 red bellpepper, seeded and chopped
kielbasa or smoked sausage
1/4 cup grated carrot (optional)
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni,and cook until tender,about 8 minutes. Rinse under cold water and drain.
In a large bowl,mix together the mayonnaise,vinegar,sugar,mustard,salt and pepper. Stir in the onion, celery, red pepper, carrot, pimentos and macaroni. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving, but preferably overnight.
2018-04-09: We made a batch with shells and kielbasa; too wet.
2017-07-15: created from other recipes this had its first attempt in our kitchen. The sauce is made in a separate bowl. Salt and pepper were added when served; Excellent.
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