Healthy Macaroni Salad

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In the summer months especially, I love healthy macaroni salad.This would be great for summer barbecues .

WHAT IS IN MACARONI SALAD?

From that point forward, I have become fixated on making a macaroni salad recipe that could look at and, might I venture to say, sound. This is really a simple and solid macaroni salad, however you’d never be aware. I had more than one individual trial disarray since it didn’t suggest a flavor like a low fat macaroni salad.

classic macaroni salad has peppers, celery, and destroyed carrots. A few recipes just have the pepper, however my number one had celery and carrots – it gives the plate of mixed greens a pleasant crunch and feshness.

GREEK YOGURT MACARONI SALAD?

Indeed, I add Greek yogurt to my healthy macaroni salad. No, you can’t taste it. Any individual who has had light mayo realizes the particular pleasantness light mayo has. The Greek yogurt adjust the mayo’s pleasantness, adds richness, and adds tang that is even in the macaroni salad. i really recommend you try this brocolli salad, you will go for it again.

The Greek yogurt adds more flavor, tang and creaminess to this salad. You and your guests won’t even believe this version is healthier than the original. Greek yogurt makes the best substitute for mayonnaise in just about any recipe.

MACARONI SALAD INGREDIENTS:

Elbow macaroni: the short macaroni or the elbow macaroni work well for this recipe. 

Bell peppers: you can use green, red, orange or yellow. Sweet mini bell peppers are also fun to use and it’s gorgeous to have all of the different colors in the salad. They all will work.

Celery: adds so much crunch.

Yellow onion: you could also use white onions. 

Green onions: adds color, crunch and a mild onion flavor.

Paprika: just a few sprinkles for some color and spice on top.

Hard boiled eggs: adds a rich and creamy element to this macaroni salad. 6 eggs is just perfect for this recipe but you can use more or less. 

THIS HEALTHY MACARONI SALAD IS

  • Creamy, packed with crisp veggies .
  • Healthier than the original Macaroni Salad recipe and won’t even taste the difference. 
  • Perfect for summer BBQs, picnics or parties! 
  • Super easy to make and takes less than 20 minutes from start to finish. You can also prep this macaroni salad one night before.

Healthy Macaron Salad Notes:

This Healthy Macaroni Salad can be put away in a sealed shut holder in the fridge for as long as 5 days. Try to give the macaroni salad a mix when you need to enjoy it again to consolidate each of the flavors that might have moved to the lower part of the holder.
If you have any desire to add an increase in protein, you can add a can or two of canned tuna to this macaroni salad!

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 10 min Rest Time 30 min Total Time 45 mins Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. boil pasta in salted water(read directions on the box). Hold some pasta water for the dressing.

  2. In an enormous bowl, whisk mayo, Greek yogurt, apple juice vinegar, sugar, celery seed, and pasta water until smooth.

  3. Add cooked pasta, red peppers, carrots, and celery. Mix to cover everything.

  4. Permit to cool and store in the fridge until cool. This tastes great once mixed yet surprisingly better the following day.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 91
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 1mg1%
Sodium 37mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 15g5%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 6g12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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