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May 25, 2013

MACARONI SALAD...AMERICA'S FAVORITE!


    No Memorial Day celebration would be complete with that fabulous Southern Macaroni Salad! This one is soooooo very good! Do you serve a macaroni salad, along with an old family favorite potato salad? You bet you do...this is the south honey! Enjoy! Don't forget the sweet tea and cornbread!



     
SOUTHERN MACARONI SALAD
4 cups elbow macaroni, cooked, drained, and chilled
1 cup red onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup frozen peas, defrosted
1/2 cup red peppers, chopped
1 cup carrots, grated
3 eggs, hardboiled and chopped
1/2 lb thinly sliced deli ham, diced

The Dressing
1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
3/4 cup sour cream
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
3 Tbsp white vinegar
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground black pepper
2 tsp kosher salt
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp celery seed

Combine the elbows, onion, celery, peas, red peppers, carrots, eggs, and ham in a large mixing bowl. Then, in a separate bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, Dijon mustard, vinegar, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, sugar, and celery seed. Mix until fully combined. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and fold until evenly coated. Chill and serve.

1 comment:

  1. Yum! Such a wonderful memory of picnics growing up, XOXO

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