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Macaroni Salad
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Classic Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad is a refreshing take on pasta that you can bring to parties and getaways this summer! It is simple to prepare with easy-to-find ingredients.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Macaroni Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 388kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow pasta dry
  • 2 large hard-boiled eggs chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup pickles diced
  • 1 can sweet corn drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups diced cheddar cheese

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt whole milk yogurt or greek
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pickle juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions, aiming for al dente. Drain and set aside in a large bowl to cool.
  • In a large bowl combine all the dressing ingredients and stir. Add all the salad ingredients and combine.
  • Cover, place into the refrigerator for 2 hours or up to 2 days.
  • Serve cold garnished with parsley or chopped green onion.

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Nutrition

Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 22.9mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 1.2mg