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Mary's Marvelous (one-legged) Macaroni Salad

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Recipe history: Many years ago, my daughter Barb asked me to provide a salad for a potluck meal to be shared with several of her co-workers at a Joslin meat packing plant. I sprained my ankle right before preparing the salad. I was determined to make the salad, so I hopped around my kitchen on one leg, using a kitchen chair for support. The salad was well received. Thankfully, I jotted down the measurements as I assembled the large salad. I have shared the story and the recipe many times since then.

Ingredients

1 package (16 ounces) elbow macaroni, cooked according to package directions
Six hard-boiled eggs, chopped
One medium onion, finely chopped
1-1/2 cups celery, choppeed
1-1/2 cups sweet pickle relish
1-1/2 cups grated colby cheese
1/2 cup olives with pimento, sliced
2 teaspoons yellow mustard
3 cups Miracle Whip salad dressing
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Mix all ingredients in large mixing bowl and chill. Serves 15-20.

Mary Price
Milan



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