I thought maybe it was time for a recipe!
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. sugar
8 oz. small elbow macaroni
12 hard-cooked eggs
1/2 c. mayonnaise
3 T. Dijon mustard, country style
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup sliced sweet pickle
1 1/2 c. very thinly sliced celery
In a small saucepan, combine onion, vinegar, and sugar. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat: set aside.
Meanwhile, cook macaroni, according to package directions. Drain and rinse well with cold water; set aside.
Coarsely chop one egg; set aside. Half remaining eggs, separate yolks from whites. Coarsely chop egg whites and set aside.
For dressing: place yolks in a medium bowl, mash with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar mixture; mix well.
Gradually stir in 2 T. water, salt, paprika and pepper. Set aside.
a large bowl, combine the egg whites, pickles, celery, macaroni, and
dressing. Toss to combine. Top with reserved chopped egg and sprinkle
lightly with additional smoked paprika and pepper. Serve at once or
cover and chill for two hours. Makes 10 servings.
This is one of the best macaroni salad recipes!
This would be great for Monday if you're having a barbecue, a selection of salads is always a good thing.
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