Yankee Doodle Macaroni Salad

This is a versatile recipe that you can make your own. experiment with your favorite flavors. 
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 1 box macaroni use any favorite noodle like penne, bow ties, etc...
  • water for boiling
  • salt and pepper to taste

Variations to try

  • chopped vegetables of your choice green pepper, onion, broccoli, kale, spinach, celery, tomatoes, zucchini, cucumber, etc..,
  • mayo or mayo substitute
  • mustard - added to the mayo yellow, Dijon, spicy, whatever your choice
  • Italian dressing in place of mayo/mustard
  • spices of your choice


  • Cook pasta as noted on box.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Chop vegetables
  • In seperate bowl, make mayo and mustard combination. Add a little vinegar or Italian dressing to thin out the combination if you want to add a little flavor.
  • Combine pasta, vegetables, and seasonings from the alternative list you choose.
  • Keep cool to avoid spoiling.
Keyword pasta, picnic, potluck], salad, vegan, vegetarian