Lightened Up Creamy Macaroni Salad

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By cathy tate
from high point, NC

I love macaroni salad but after eating healthier for the past 12yrs, I can no longer eat those prepared salads that feel like they sit in the bottom of your stomach for days. I'm not sure where I saw the original recipe but I've tweeked it around to my liking.

serves 6
prep time 25 Min
method Blend


  • 1/2 lb
    elbow macaroni
  • 2 lg
    eggs, hard boiled- whites roughly chopped-1 yolk finely chopped
  • 1 c
    fat-free greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    dill pickle relish
  • 2-3 stalk
    celery, thinly chopped
  • fresh chives, chopped
  • kosher salt/pepper to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse and drain. Place in a large bowl; set aside. In a small bowl combine pasta, yogurt, mayonnaise and lemon juice; stir until thoroughly combined. Add to pasta, then stir in egg whites, celery and pickle relish. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with chives.
  • 2
    Refrigerate in an airtight container. Keep up to 3 days.

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