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Cubano Macaroni Salad

One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss cheese. These same ingredients are amazing turned into a macaroni salad. —Marina Castle Kelley, Canyon Country, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup cubed cooked pork
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet pickles
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

Directions

  • Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Cool completely.
  • For dressing, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine cheese, pork, ham, pickles and onion. Add dressing; gently to coat. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 300 calories, 22g fat (5g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 402mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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