Macaroni Coleslaw Recipe
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Macaroni Coleslaw Recipe

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My friend Peggy brought this coleslaw to one of our picnics, and everyone liked it so much, we all had to have the recipe. —Sandra Matteson, Westhope, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7 ounces) ring macaroni or ditalini
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can (8 ounces) whole water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • DRESSING:
  • 1-1/2 cups Miracle Whip Light
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 150 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Transfer to a large bowl; add the coleslaw mix, onions, celery, cucumber, green pepper and water chestnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Macaroni Coleslaw in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p33

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 150 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

A big hit with family & friends. Love the crunchy vegetables!

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

I have made this recipe several times. Each time it became a favorite of all who ate it. It is now on my list of favorite salads to serve.

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Reviewed Jul. 27, 2014

I no longer make "plain" coleslaw. This is my go to recipe. I don't change a thing in this recipe, its awesome as written.

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

won 1st place at my work potluck in the salad category! Love this salad!

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Reviewed Jul. 5, 2014

Made this for the 4th of July & everyone enjoyed it. This one is a keeper.

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