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The greatest macaroni salad you will ever try. Although it does take a while to make, it is well worth the effort.
"Definitely the best macaroni salad I've ever had. I didn't add quite as much mayo as the recipe calls for because I don't like it quite as creamy. Don't plan on going to a meeting right after eating it though -- spicy onion/garlic breath!"- Artolsav
Top-ranked recipe named "Dunkley's Famous Macaroni Salad"
Add 2 quarts of water to a medum stockpot and bring to a boil. Add macaroni and cook until it is al dente, approximately 9 minutes. Do not overcook the pasta or it will fall apart when the salad is tossed together. Rinse macaroni until cool. Drain well and let it dry out slightly.
Add pasta to a large bowl. Carefully fold in celery, onion, cheddar, Swiss cheese, Parmesan, dill pickles, salami, and black olives. Refrigerate the mixture, uncovered, overnight (or refrigerate for at least 2 hours).
Mix the Lowry's garlic salt, minced garlic, horseradish, white pepper, black pepper, cayenne pepper, dry mustard and celery salt together. Add to salad. Fold in the pimentos. Fold in 1 cup of mayonnaise to start. Add up to 1/2 cup more of mayonnaise if needed. Refrigerate again for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
teddybear1001 11 month agoTaste is excellent. Easy to make. Finally a new twist on an old favorite.
christinapezoldt 1 year agoi have been looking every where for this salad rec and couldn't find it no where than you so much for posting
dtbh4t 1 year agoReally makes a ton...great if you are feeding an army. Would leave out salami next time.
MeganBewley 1 year agoIt was just ok for me... I think it was too many textures and flavors for one salad (even after I omitted the pimentos and olives).
Artolsav 2 years agoDefinitely the best macaroni salad I've ever had. I didn't add quite as much mayo as the recipe calls for because I don't like it quite as creamy. Don't plan on going to a meeting right after eating it though -- spicy onion/garlic breath!
heinrich54 3 years agothis was very good although alittle salty with the three different salts and i left out the garlic salt it wouldve been more salty,but other than that great! i would make this again
773shelley 3 years agoI made this for a graduation party and it was a big hit and no leftovers! Thank you for posting!
Traceycampbell3 3 years agoVery good!!! Worth all the prep.....
Ruby64 4 years agoThis is a great pasta salad when you have a large group of people. My family asks for it over and over again.
Linajac 6 years agoIt's one of our favorite macaroni salads.