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Sour Cream Macaroni Salad Recipe

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"This make-ahead macaroni salad never fails to stay moist," says Rita Morris of Gastonia, North Carolina. "I double the recipe for potluck dinners."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 3/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/3 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or salt-free seasoning blend
  • Pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise, reduced-fat sour cream, fat-free milk and salt-free seasoning blend) equals 138 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; rinse in cold water and drain. Place in a large bowl; add green pepper, pickle relish, pimientos and onion. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; mix well. pour over macaroni mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream Macaroni Salad in Quick Cooking March/April 2000, p53

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise, reduced-fat sour cream, fat-free milk and salt-free seasoning blend) equals 138 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Sour Cream Macaroni Salad(7)

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2014

Love this recipe!!! We add real bacon bits to it

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

Am always looking for macaroni saads which are low carb. content since I have Type I diabetes. It's very difficult to find such recipes that are appealing. This one in particular is very carb. friendly, one which I'll turn to often.

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2013

This is usually made in a double batch. It's even tastier a few days later. I add multi colored sweet peppers (red, Orange and Yellow) . Always delicious and creamy!!

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2012

Absolutely delicious. I have made this wonderful salad for years and it's always a hit! I always add extra sour cream to keep it moist. My picky little son always asks for a second helping.

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2012

Extremely soupy when I first made it, but the pasta really absorbed the liquid once refrigerated (overnight in my case).

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