Cheddar Macaroni Salad w/peas

Mary Lee

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@HoosierLady

Great for large get-together. Colorful and tasty


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Serves:

12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
box small pasta shells ( cooked and drained)
5
hard boiled eggs chopped ( keeping 1 in reserve)
4-5
green onions diced up 3/4ths stem ( or 1 small onion)
1/3 c
diced celery
1/4 c
diced pimentos
2/3 c
cheddar cheese pieces (more or less)
2/3 c
frozen peas ( rinsed and drained)
1 c
miracle whip salad dressing (approx)
1 Tbsp
(heaping tbs) sour cream
1/3 c
milk (approx)
salt/pepper to taste
garnish: with celery leaves or parsley leaves
top with sprinkled paprika

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl , add drained macaroni, eggs, onion, celery, pimentos, cheese pieces and drained peas

In seperate small bowl mix well salad dressing, sour cream and milk ..including salt and pepper.
2
Pour dressing mixture over macaroni and other ingredients and mix well.

Cover bowl and Refrigerate for 4-6 hours .. stir before garnish and serving

garnish: egg slices and celery or parsley leaves and few dashes of paprika.

Suggestion: for plain macaroni salad leave out peas and cheese ( cook a 1/2 cup of extra shells to make up the difference)
3
NOTE: This salad can be made with mayonnaise instead of salad dressing .. adding 1/2 teaspoon of yellow mustard to 1 cup Mayo along with sour cream and milk.

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