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Everything Salad

This salad is a complete meal, or it can be served as a side dish. When I was young, this was the only salad dressing my mother ever made.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups cooked elbow macaroni
  • 3 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 1-1/4 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 3/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise


  • In a saucepan, combine the beaten eggs, sugar, vinegar and salt; cook and stir over low heat for 10 minutes or until mixture is thickened and a thermometer reads 160°. Cool completely, stirring several times.
  • In a bowl, combine the macaroni, hard-boiled eggs, ham, cheese, celery, onion, pickle relish and olives. Stir mayonnaise into cooled egg mixture; pour over macaroni mixture. Stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 411 calories, 21g fat (6g saturated fat), 263mg cholesterol, 1329mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.

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  • cutetoo
    Oct 16, 2013

    I prepared this yesterday. It is a real winner. I substituted grated LOL white cheese for the Velveeta. This is a real keeper for me.

  • SharonM49
    Apr 1, 2013

    This is my favorite dish to take to a party. Always a hit.