Macaroni and Egg Salad

What do you want today: egg salad or macaroni salad? How about both!

Macaroni and Egg Salad

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A take on the traditional macaroni salad that uses egg as well.

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Your typical egg and macaroni salad ingredients.

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I used the Boiley microwave hard boiler as I only needed 1 egg.

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Soaking the red onions takes a little bite out of it.

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Put together.

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Egg or macaroni? Why compromise?

Macaroni and Egg Salad

Prep Time: 20 M | Cook Time: 20 M | Difficulty: Easy


1/4 cup minced red onion
8 ounces elbow macaroni
1 chopped celery stalk
1 chopped hard-cooked egg
1/3 cup mayonnaise
a pinch of cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon each olive oil
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
salt and pepper.


Soak 1/4 cup minced red onion in cold water, 10 minutes; drain. Cook 8 ounces elbow macaroni as the label directs; drain and rinse under cold water. Toss the macaroni, onion, 1 chopped celery stalk, 1 chopped hard-cooked egg, 1/3 cup mayonnaise, a pinch of cayenne pepper, 1 tablespoon each olive oil and white wine vinegar, and 3 tablespoons chopped parsley. Season with salt and pepper.


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Categories: Eggs, Pasta, Picnic, Recipes, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Author:The Ranting Chef

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2 Comments on “Macaroni and Egg Salad”

  1. February 1, 2016 at 1:59 pm #

    Looks yummy! I’ve never put vinegar and oil in my mac. salad – I’m gonna try that!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. MissJEJ
    February 11, 2016 at 8:48 am #

    Who knew about soaking onions to take the sharpness out of it, and vinegar! I’ll be making it this wknd.

    Liked by 1 person

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