Macaroni Salad

1
Elizabeth DEWOLFE

By
@littlehawk57

Delicious summer salad. Great on a hot evening!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Macaroni Salad

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.

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About Macaroni Salad

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



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