Aunt Gert's Sweet Macaroni Salad
A rich and creamy macaroni salad with a surprisingly sweet side.
For The Pasta Salad
- 1 lb radiatore pasta cooked, drained, and cooled
- 2 cups mayonnaise
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 1 cup celery diced
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup cold water
- 1/2 cup white vinegar
- 2 tsp garlic minced
For The Garnish
- chopped hard-boiled egg and/or chopped parsley- optional
In a large bowl, combine mayo, onion, celery, sugar, water, vinegar, and garlic. Stir until evenly combined.
Add pasta, stirring until evenly coated.
Refrigerate covered pasta overnight. Note that the pasta WILL be very soupy at first, but as it chills it will thicken and get creamy. Just re-stir to evenly coat.
Garnish, if desired, and serve.
Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.5mg