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PointsPlus Classic Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Classic Macaroni Salad

If you're just learning how to cook, this classic macaroni salad recipe will be your perfect start. For extra texture, add some diced tomatoes.,

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked macaroni, elbow-variety
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt, or to taste (for cooking pasta)
  • ½ cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespon red wine vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup celery, chopped 
  • 1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon parsley, fresh, chopped 
  • ¼ teaspoon table salt, or to taste  
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground, or to taste 

Directions

Cook macaroni in salted water according to package directions; drain and transfer to a large bowl.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard. and garlic powder; stir mixture into cooked macaroni. Fold in celery, onion, and parsley; season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or chilled.