Best Ever Classic Macaroni Salad

Serves: 6

Best Ever Classic Macaroni Salad - The best + easiest old-fashioned macaroni salad to bring to all the BBQs/potlucks! Everyone will be dying for the recipe!

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2 cups elbow pasta
3/4 cup frozen peas
2 large eggs
2/3 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
1/3 cup diced red onion
2 stalks celery, diced
3/4 cup diced extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Stir in peas during the last 1 minute of cooking time; drain well and rinse with cold water.
Place eggs in a large saucepan and cover with cold water by 1 inch. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Cover eggs with a tight-fitting lid and remove from heat; set aside for 8-10 minutes. Drain well and let cool before peeling and dicing.
In a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, parsley, vinegar and Dijon. Stir in pasta, peas, eggs, bell pepper, onion, celery and cheese; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Cover; place into the refrigerator for 2 hours or up to 2 days.
Serve cold.

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