Southern Sweet Macaroni Salad
- Prep Time:
- Cook Time:
- Total Prep + Cook Time:
Makes: 10 cups
I have to make this for every function I attend and it goes fast!
Cook noodles as per box. Drain and run under cold water. Chop onion and put into a bowl with the sugar (this allows the sugar to mix with the onions making them wet). Let it stand while noodles run under cold water. Once noodles are chilled, place in large mixing bowl. Add the sugar/onion mixture, mix well, then add all other ingredients (you may want to add a little more of something, ex pepper or season salt to your liking). Mix everything well. If noodles are dry, add 1/4 cup mayo. Chill in fridge for 2 hours before serving.
variations: you can also add celery or green onion. My son in law adds ham to his and I have even added tuna for a new taste.
SHOULD TASTE SWEET!!
Hit the spot
Your recipe is very close to my mother's recipe. The only difference is my mom adds a dash of Worcestershire sauce. It taste amazing! I have mastered the way my mom makes it and I also have to bring the macaroni salad to every get together and I must agree it does go fast. You have a very tasty recipe here!! :) YUM
other recipes in side dishes
This was my mothers recipe and one of my families absolute favorites. It is always requested at family get to gathers.
Homemade beans for a delicious Mexican Fiesta!
This casserole recipe was given to me by my sister-inlaw (who has now passed away) and has become one of my family's favorites. It is a delicious additio…