Macaroni Salad

Elizabeth DEWOLFE

By
@littlehawk57

Delicious summer salad. Great on a hot evening!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
uncooked macaroni noodles (i use whole grain)
4 oz
softened cream cheese
1 1/2 tsp
dill weed
1 1/2 tsp
garlic salt
1 pinch
paprika
1/2 can(s)
black olives
3
stalks celery hearts
1/4 c
sun dried tomatoes - chopped finely

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring 8 cups of water to a roiling boil, add a pinch of salt and a T of olive oil - add noodles, and cook until tender (20 min for whole wheat, less for white noodles)
2
While noodles are cooking, chop celery, mince sun-dried tomatoes and slice half a can of black olives. Set aside.
3
Drain noodles when done. Do not wash them.
4
Pour cooked noodles into a salad bowl, and add the cream cheese. Stir until completely dispersed into noodles.
5
Add all other ingredients but paprika and stir evenly until salad is well mixed.
6
Sprinkle paprika on top of salad sparingly.
7
Chill for several hours before serving. Stir when you are about to serve the salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy