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Quick Macaroni Salad Recipe

Quick Macaroni Salad Recipe

Since I am not particularly fond of potato salad, I have always loved this macaroni salad.—Carma Blosser, Livermore, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/3 cup frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon diced pimientos
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Cook macaroni according to package directions, adding peas during the last two minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Stir in macaroni and peas. Chill until serving. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-fat cheese and reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 276 calories, 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 544 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.