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Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

The perfect accompaniment to any barbecue.
Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe
Photo by Farideh Sadeghin

Servings: 6
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


1 pound|459 grams elbow macaroni
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 cup|215 grams mayonnaise
¼ cup|65 grams roughly chopped dill
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
4 ribs celery, diced
1 small red onion, finely chopped


  1. Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, 8 minutes. Drain, then run under cold water to cool.
  2. Transfer the pasta to a large bowl along with the remaining ingredients. Season well with salt and pepper.

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