2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/3 cup finely chopped carrot
1 hard-boiled egg, chopped
1/4 cup finely minced onion, i use dehydrated onion
2 tablespoons sweet relish
3/4 teaspoon dry ground mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 dash paprika
3 quarts water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
How To Make The Best Macaroni Salad:
In a large pot bring 3 quarts water to a rolling boil.Add 1 1/2 teaspoons salt.
Gradually add dry elbow macaroni.
Return to a boil.
Boil uncovered 6-8 minutes.
Drain well and rinse with cold water and drain again.
In a medium bowl combine all ingredients.
Place cooked macaroni in a large bowl and toss well with other ingredients.
Cover and refrigerate.