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Hearty Macaroni Salad

 Hearty Macaroni Salad
With chicken, ham and tiny shrimp, this recipe makes a hearty warm-weather salad. The dill adds a nice twist. It's great to serve for a luncheon. -Mary Selner, Green Bay, Wisconsin
10-12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups cooked salad shrimp
  • 1 package (7 ounces) pasta shells, cooked and drained
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 1/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed

Directions

  • In a large bowl, toss the chicken, ham, shrimp, macaroni, celery,
  • peppers, onion, salt and pepper. In a small bowl, combine all
  • dressing ingredients; mix well. Pour over salad and toss. Cover and
  • chill for 3-4 hours. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 262 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 120 mg cholesterol, 1,007 mg sodium,

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Hearty Macaroni Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.