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mac salad for 100 (is for 10)

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Recipe by
Diane Eldridge
born in Traverse City Mich now in Chattanooga, TN

as some of u may remember i posted a question bout 3 months ago bout making mac salad for 150....for my sisters wedding....well the wedding was this past weekend[3-10-12]..and here is the recipe i came up with salad for 100 it takes a couple days to make it but it was very good many asked for recipe was 127 at wedding and had bout 2 cups of salad left...thank you for all yur help and ideas....sorry no pic was ate to fast lol

(1 rating)
yield 100 (10)
prep time 8 Hr
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For mac salad for 100 (is for 10)

  • 3 bottle
    [2/3 cup] tarragon vinegar with 1 c garlic marinated in it a week
  • 2 c
    [1/2c] splenda
  • 10 lb
    [1 lb] pasta...i used penne
  • 3 lg
    [1/2] red onion
  • 3 lg
    [1/2] yellow onion
  • 4 bunch
    [1] green onion
  • 4 lg
  • 3 bunch
    [1 c] celery
  • 3 each lg
    [1/2 each] green,red,yellow,orange bell peppewrs
  • 72 lg
    [6] hard boiled eggs
  • 6 pt
    [1/2 pint] cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 gal
    2-3 cups] whipped mayo
  • 48 oz
    [8 0oz] light sour cream
  • 4 Tbsp
    [pinch]chipole flakes[put in water when u boil pasta]
  • 2 Tbsp
    [2 teaspoons] onion powder[in water to boil pasta]
  • 6 Tbsp
    [1 t]seasoned salt[in water with pasta]
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make mac salad for 100 (is for 10)

  • 1
    start makin this 3-4 days before u need it........there are a couple times where it jus needs to sit in fridge to merge flavors.... that said here goes:first several weeks before makin but tarragon vinegar open each divide garlic into each jar put in fridge 7-10 use in recipe
  • 2
    take all vinegar and splenda and put in saucepan....bring jus to boil turn off put in fridge while u cook pasta
  • 3
    in extra lg pan bring water to a boil...add spices to water....add 5 pounds pasta....[have boilin water u can add to pasta if more water is needed] cook til tender[this may take up to 25 min.....keep stirin so pasta cooks even.....
  • 4
    drain this pasta cook the other 5 pounds same as u did this....[i used roaster pans] put 1/2 cooked pasta in pans divide cooled vinegar into each pan stir well[i used my hands ... make sure all pasta is coated.........cover with plastic wrap put in fridge overnight
  • 5
    next day chop/dice/cut all veggies divide in 2..add to each pan of pasta stir well cover put in fridgeovernight again......mornin u gonna serve:
  • 6
    chop all eggs,add 1/2 eggs to each pan stir well...mix mayo and sour cream add to pasta...stir well[i used my hands.... put in fridge to get cold...serve and enjoy!!!!

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