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Classic Macaroni Salad

Need a yummy recipe for an all-day tailgate or just want an easy side dish to go with your turkey burgers or hot dogs??  Umm this macaroni salad is my all time FAVORITE!  I seriously love, love, looove it!!  I know summer is sadly over {tear} but you can have macaroni salad any ole’ time!


How delicious does that look??

I got this super delicious recipe from my dear friend Katie who brought it to cookout we had over the summer.  It was such a hit the entire dish was GONE in under an hour {and I’m pretty sure she doubled the recipe}!  Yep it was that good so I seriously suggest you try it.  I decided to lighten this dish up by using Dreamfields Pasta which is a healthy {and delicious} low-carb pasta, used light mayo and substituted the sugar for Truvia, a zero calorie sweetener.  I think it turned out pretty good!



{Hehe I threw in a few leaves so I could justify this summer recipe…sneaky sneaky}______________________________

Servings: 10
Serving Size: 1 cup 
Calories: 311
Fat: 15 g
Carbs: 37 g 
Fiber: 2.8 g
Protein: 6.8 g
Old Points: 6.9 pts
Points+: 8 pts
Here are your ingredients:
Recipe adapted from Allrecipes

1 box Dreamfields macaroni
1 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
2 1/2 Tbsp Truvia (or 2/3 cup white sugar)
2 1/2  Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1 large onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.  Add the macaroni, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes.  Rinse under cold water and drain.

In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, vinegar, Truvia (or sugar), mustard, salt and pepper.  Stir in the onion, celery, green pepper and macaroni.  Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving, but preferably over night.  Enjoy!


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So I definitely plan on bringing this, along with my highly requested corn dip {duhh!}, to our next Redskins tailgate.  Of course I can’t forget some zero calorie lemonade and Skinny Firefly, yummm!


Cheers friends!!


Posted by: Dr.Health

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