Simple Macaroni Salad

Simple Macaroni Salad

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"An easy mac salad that is excellent for parties, picnics and those summer day barbeques."

Ingredients 2 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 436 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 436 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 24.5 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 180 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain, and rinse with cold water until no longer hot. Transfer noodles to a large bowl.
  2. Stir in red bell peppers, green bell peppers, green onions, celery and olive oil. Mix in mayonnaise and soup mix. Refrigerate for a few hours before serving.
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CRANKYGIRL
8/2/2003

I cook a lot. I've worked in professional kitchens in NYC. I am amazed and I mean amazed, at how good and how easy this recipe is. Usually, I'm all about fresh ingredients, but I have to say that the soup mix really makes the flavor come alive. I did make substitutions: I didn't have any packets of vegetable soup mix, only jars of mushroom soup mix and onion soup mix. I used a little of both until the flavor was at a nice level. Also I added sliced black olives I can't recommend it enough!

FIEDME
1/14/2007

This recipie is a GREAT start. I find that if you add about 1-2 tbs of vinegar - and dash of sugar (to taste)- viola! EVERYONE that tries it asks me for the recipie. It's a big hit!!

LDYLVBGR
5/18/2003

Very good! Even my dh says so! So it's a keeper! I too added 1/2 C sour cream with the mayo, a little milk, and also added in chopped red onion, pepper and olives. I also sifted the dry soup mix, then crushed the dried vegies then added them back in, for the flavor. Turned out GREAT! THANK YOU!