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Looking for a yummy Macroni Salad Recipe

Any ladies like to give out their recipe for a macroni salad? Please and Thank You!

 
BobbieJo286

Asked by BobbieJo286 at 7:08 PM on Aug. 11, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Combine ingredients for dressing, whisking in olive oil last. Combine ingrediets, toss with dressing, sprinkle with scallions and feta.

    I love Greek pasta salad. I use a box of the tri-color rotini, chopped tomatoes, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, thinly sliced red onion, and crumbled feta cheese. You can add anything else you like to it (mushrooms, artichoke hearts, diced red pepper etc.) Here is the dressing recipe:

    Greek Dressing
    2 cloves garlic, finely minced
    2 T. Greek yogurt
    1 t. dried oregano
    1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
    sea salt and fresh pepper
    1/3 c. red wine vinegar (or lemon juice)
    Combine all ingredients except for oil and yogurt. Add the oil in a slow steady stream while whisking. Then add yogurt a bit at a time while whisking. This will create an emulsion so dressing will hold together
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:14 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • bacon tomatoes, cheddar, ranch dressing.

    or you can do thawed peas, ranch, cubed ham, spiral noodles, red peppers with a dash of all purpose seasoning
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 7:10 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Salad macaroni, diced boiled egg, chopped pickle, sliced olives, mustard, mayo, and salt and pepper. When making it for people who like onion I will add diced red onion as well.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 7:49 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • onions, celery, salt and pepper, mayo.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 7:17 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • tri-color pasta. hidden valley ranch, real bacon bits, peas, carrots, and a little powdered ranch... :)
    BlainesMommy09

    Answer by BlainesMommy09 at 7:30 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • I use helmanns mayo, tuna fish, salt pepper, and paprika. so simple and i always get compliments. my mother used to put in onion and celery, but i don't like it that way,
    greatmomto2

    Answer by greatmomto2 at 7:30 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • cucumber, tomato, noodles, green onion, eggs, ham, and miracle whip. Its yummy :)
    maddoxsmama

    Answer by maddoxsmama at 7:32 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Mini-bowtie pasta (Barilla). Broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, radishes, red onions, plus any other veggies you like. Grill & chop some boneless skinless chicken breast. Mix dry ranch dressing mix into Miracle Whip. Mix all together.
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 8:11 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • This is my very favorite:
    This was on a box of diced mixed veggies I bought at Costco (green beans, carrots and corn. I bought the veggies to throw in soups and stews, but could not resist this recipe:

    1 cup uncooked spiral or bow pasta
    1 12oz bag Bybee Foods Organic Garden Trio
    4 diced Roma tomatoes (I used halved grape tomatoes, because that's what I had)
    1/2 cup finely chopped scallions (I use used a sweet onion)
    1/2 cups feta cheese, crumbled

    Dressing:
    2 Tbl chopped red onion (again, I used a sweet onion)
    2 cloved finely chopped garlic
    4 Tbl olive oil
    1 Tlb white vinegar
    2 Tbl water
    1 Tbl finely chopped thyme
    1 Tbl finely chopped basil
    (instead of the two above, I used 2 Tbl herbs d'Provence)
    fresh ground pepper to taste

    Cook pasta, drain and rinse with cold water. Cook Garden Trio vegetables as directed (I used a covered glass dish in the microwave) and cool.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:14 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Mexican Pasta Salad

    INGREDIENTS

    8 ounces rotini pasta
    2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
    1/2 cup mayonnaise (I sub plain greek yogurt)
    2 tablespoons lime juice
    1 1/2 teaspoons Chili Powder
    1 teaspoon Cumin, Ground
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
    1 can (4 1/2 ounces) chopped mild green chiles, drained

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Cook pasta as directed on package. Add corn during last 3 minutes of cook time. Rinse under cold water; drain well.

    2. Mix mayonnaise, lime juice, chili powder, cumin and salt in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add pasta and remaining ingredients; toss until well coated.

    3. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:15 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

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