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blt mac salad

Recipe by
Jessica Mills
Dover, DE

My husband loves Mac salad one day i was looking for a recipe that was different from what my mom or my late mom mom use to make i can across blt mac salad while there are tons of recipes for this type of mac salad i found one that sounded really good but i changed just about everything i added less of somethings and more of others and turned into my own recipe that everyone in my family even our friends love it every time we are invited to a family BQQ or a Friend BQQ i make this mac salad there are never any leftovers its that good it always gets a 2 thumbs up

method Stove Top

Ingredients For blt mac salad

  • 2 c
    pasta shells you can use elbows though
  • 2 stalk
    celery, finely diced
  • 1/4 sm
    vidalia onion, finely diced basicly less then half of a small onion
  • 10 to 15
    small cherry tomatoes , cut in half
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 c
    mayonnaise i use heinz
  • 1 lb
    bacon , i use thick cut bacon use any brand you like
  • 2 dash
    black pepper
  • 2 dash
    salt , i use sea salt
  • 3 dash
    celery seeds

How To Make blt mac salad

  • 1
    cook your noodles for about 7 to 10 minutes
  • 2
    in a small bowl whisk together your mayo vinegar and salt and pepper to taste . cut up all the veggies and set aside until your noodles are done cooking
  • 3
    once your noodles are done cooking rinse them off with cold water to cool them off faster i stick them in large bowl and put them in the freezer for less then 10 minutes . once the noodles are cool toss your noodles with your veggies add your mayo mixture and a few dashes of the celery seeds place in the fridge . while your mixture is chilling nicely in the fridge cut up your bacon into small pieces and fry until crisp drain off all the fat and add the bacon while still warm to your chilled mac salad lightly mix your bacon into your mac salad and serve
  • 4
    if you have gluten allergies you can use gluten free noodles everything else in the recipe is gluten free just use gluten free noodles instead of reg pasta shells or elbows
  • 5
    this recipe can be doubled if your making this for a large crowd

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