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

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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

  • 1Bring 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)
  • 2While noodles are cooking, chop celery, mince sun-dried tomatoes and slice half a can of black olives. Set aside.
  • 3Drain noodles when done. Do not wash them.
  • 4Pour cooked noodles into a salad bowl, and add the cream cheese. Stir until completely dispersed into noodles.
  • 5Add all other ingredients but paprika and stir evenly until salad is well mixed.
  • 6Sprinkle paprika on top of salad sparingly.
  • 7Chill 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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