Instant Pot Amish Macaroni Salad

Amish Macaroni Salad Recipe

Instant Pot Amish Macaroni Salad is a creamy delicious traditional recipe that is the perfect side dish for any occasion. Super yummy!  Omit onions and celery and add shredded carrots to make it kid friendly!



  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked macaroni elbows
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped celery
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped green scallions
  • salt and freshly ground white pepper


Add the macaroni elbows, eggs, water, and salt to the pressure cooking pot. Lock lid in place, select High Pressure, 5 minutes cook time and press start.

When timer beeps, turn off pressure cooker and let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes, then release any remaining pressure moving pressure lever. Be careful of steam!

When the pressure is released, carefully remove the lid.

Remove the eggs with a pair of tongs and place them in ice cold water.

Drain macaroni in a colander and rinse with cold water. When eggs are cool peel and dice.
In a large bowl, mix together, mayonnaise, mustard, and sugar. Stir in macaroni, celery, green scallions, and diced eggs. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Chill several hours or overnight before serving


Garnish with chopped parsley or chopped green scallions.