Nona’s Famous Macaroni Salad

This recipe was my beloved late mother-in-law’s always requested salad. It is deceptively easy and I still prepare it for my children and family. A few of the ingredients include radishes, green onions, celery and a bit of mayonnaise.

Original recipe makes 10 servings


1 pound macaroni
1 bunch radishes, sliced
1 green onions
6 large stalks celery, chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise
salt and pepper to taste

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    40 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; rinse under cold water, and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, radishes, green onions, celery, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Mix well, chill, and serve with sliced tomatoes.


Calories: 216 kcal
Carbohydrates: 35.6 g
Cholesterol: 2 mg
Fat: 5.1 g
Fiber: 2.2 g
Protein: 6.3 g
Sodium: 68 mg