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Old-Fashioned Chicken Macaroni Salad Recipe

Old-Fashioned Chicken Macaroni Salad Recipe

"My sister gave me the recipe for this creamy pasta salad about 25 years ago," Nola Erbe jots from Lodi, Wisconsin. "It's great to make for watching football games on TV. I serve it with potato chips, celery and pickles.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/3 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Cook corn according to package directions; drain and cool.
  • 2. In a serving bowl, combine the macaroni, corn, chicken, celery, egg, green pepper and onion. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, salt and pepper. Pour over salad and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise) equals 337 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 175 mg cholesterol, 882 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.