Classic Macaroni Salad

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Serves

12

Classic Macaroni Salad

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 4 cups elbow macaroni pasta
  • 1 small onion , finely diced
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 stalks celery , finely diced
  • 1 225-mL jar chopped pimento peppers , drained
  • 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 3/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • COOL pasta following package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • STIR onion, vinegar, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Let stand for 10 min to pickle. Add celery, pimentos, mayo and pepper. Stir in macaroni until combined.
  • SERVE right away or cover and refrigerate until cold, about 1 hr.
  • Variation: Add 1 1/2 cups of finely cubed cheddar for a cheeky twist on mac and cheese.

Chatelaine Quickies: French onion macaroni and cheese

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 322,
  • Protein
  • 6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32 g,
  • Fat
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 539 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • folate