Recipe Redux: Nana's Macaroni Salad
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This recipe is an old family favorite from my Nana.
Serves: 8-10
  • 1 lb small shell pasta, cooked, drained, and cooled
  • 1 can chicken chunks, drained and shredded
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 bunch radishes (about 6 large radishes), sliced into thin half circles
  • 1 bunch scallions, white and light green parts only, sliced thin
  • 3-4 heaping Tablespoons dill pickle relish (or finely chopped dill pickles)
  • at least ½ cup mayonnaise
  • season salt
  • pepper
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Taste, and correct seasoning as needed. If the salad isn't wet enough, add more mayo or some dill pickle juice. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
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