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Classic midwestern macaroni salad

2
2
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Take this old favorite on your next picnic. Or toss in a can of water-packed tuna for a satisfying take-to-work lunch.*

Ingredients

Uncooked whole wheat elbow macaroni

2 cup(s)

Fat free mayonnaise

½ cup(s)

Fat free sour cream

¼ cup(s)

Unsweetened dill pickle(s)

¼ cup(s), diced

Onion powder

¼ tsp

Uncooked celery

1 rib(s), medium, diced

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 small, chopped

Cooked frozen peas and carrots

½ cup(s)

Shredded fat-free Cheddar cheese

½ cup(s)

Uncooked scallion(s)

3 medium, chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions without added fat. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain again.
  2. Meanwhile, to make dressing, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, pickles and onion powder; mix well.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine macaroni, celery, pepper, peas and carrots, cheese and scallions. Pour dressing over macaroni salad; toss lightly to coat. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.

Notes

*Could affect SmartPoints values.