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Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    9 servings


  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (100-150 per pound)
  • 4 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced
  • 1 small cucumber, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced


  • Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Cool completely.
  • For dressing, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar, dill, mustard, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine shrimp, eggs, cucumber and macaroni. Add dressing; gently toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Top with red onions and additional dill if desired.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 287 calories, 21g fat (3g saturated fat), 125mg cholesterol, 401mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.

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