Places online that feature simple recipes for macaroni salad include Hellmanns.com, which features a recipe for classic macaroni salad, and BettyCrocker.com, which features a tuna macaroni salad. Mr. Food Test Kitchen and FoodNetwork.com also feature easy recipes for making macaroni salad using a variety of ingredients.
Classic macaroni salad uses 1 3/4 cups cooked macaroni rinsed in cold water. Combine 1 cup mayonnaise with 2 tablespoons vinegar, 1 tablespoon creamy Dijon mustard and dry seasonings. Stir in the cooked macaroni, chopped celery and other vegetables, gently tossing to coat the macaroni.
Tuna macaroni salad is a classic favorite dish, and this recipe uses one package of cooked elbow macaroni, which is combined with 1/2 cup frozen peas during the last stages of cooking. Other salad ingredients include 1 can of tuna, chopped vegetables, pickle relish and shredded cheddar cheese.
Kitchen sink macaroni salad is a colorful dish that combines a 16-ounce package of cooked macaroni with diced salami and cheese. Thaw 1 cup frozen peas, and in a large bowl, combine the peas with the salami, cheese and other ingredients, such as dill pickles and red onion. This salad also contains black olives and must be chilled for at least two hours before serving. Ingredients in American macaroni salad include celery, onions, tomatoes and sour cream.