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Classic Macaroni Salad

 Classic Macaroni Salad
From Sardis, Ohio, Dorothy Bayes sends this refreshingly light take on an all-time favorite. It's perfect for a fast weeknight dinner or festive weekend barbecue.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced
  • Dash paprika

Directions

  • Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with
  • cold water. Cool completely.
  • For dressing, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, pickle relish,
  • sugar substitute, mustard, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine
  • the macaroni, celery, carrot and onion. Add dressing and toss gently
  • to coat.
  • Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with egg and paprika. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 111 calories,

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Classic Macaroni Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.