Janet’s Five and Dine sponsored by F&L Market

SOUTHERN MACARONI SALAD

Nothing says summer in the south like a classic macaroni salad. F&L Market has vine ripe tomatoes for .99 a pound, sweet Vidalia onions $1.99 for a 3 lb. bag. and Duke mayo for $2.99. All are needed for this delicious Southern dish.
Ingredients:
  • 4 cups macaroni pasta
  • 4 medium sized eggs
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup matchstick carrots OR shredded carrots
  • 3 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 large sweet bell pepper, diced
  • 2 ribs of celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup sweet relish
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2/3 cup dill relish
  • 2 tbsp dill pickle juice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
Instructions:
  1. Boil the pasta in lightly salted water ( I added 1 tsp salt to about 8 cups water), until it’s cooked but still firm.
  2. Drain the pasta, the rinse under cool water, and let the pasta cool.
  3. Boil the eggs, then once done dice them.
  4. Clean all the veggies, and then dice them (Don’t dice the carrots though – shred them.).
  5. Combine the mayonnaise, sweet relish, dill relish, garlic powder, black pepper, and dill pickle juice.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Combine the pasta, eggs, and veggies.
  8. Pour in the mayonnaise mixture, then fold all the ingredients.
  9. Make sure everything is well incorporated.
  10. Place the macaroni salad in a large storage bowl, and cover.
  11. Refrigerate until it’s nice and cool.
  12. Serve & Enjoy!
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