Friday, March 20, 2009

Classic Macaroni Salad

I made classic macaroni salad for dinner. Hubby and I are on a diet plan...I hope...hehhe! Today I decided to cook macaroni salad for the first time in my life. It did turned out very good and hubby was impressed.
Classic Macaroni Salad

* 4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
* 1 cup mayonnaise
* 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
* 2/3 cup white sugar
* 2 1/2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
* 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
* 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
* 1 large onion, chopped
* 2 stalks celery, chopped
* 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
* 1/4 cup grated carrot (optional)
* 2 tablespoons chopped pimento peppers (optional)

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1. 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.
2. In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in the onion, celery, green pepper, carrot, pimentos and macaroni. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving, but preferably overnight.


pet said...

sa tingin pa lang masarap na kaya tama lang ang reaction ng hubby mo na magustuhan nya yan..imagine, 1st time mo pa lang yan, lalo na kung malimit mo gawin yan di ba?

Anonymous said...

ganun nman talaga turn it good or bad xempre c hubby pa rin number na ang sarap kahit di masarap cguro sabihin pa din sarap haha pero sau di cguro maganda labas xempre kay ok na ok na yan

Lulu said...

mommy dhemz, wow diet plans ha... how i wish ako din kaso lagi akong gutom!

you might be interested to check some of my cooking

eden said...

looks so yummy. i want to try this recipe kay ganahan kaayo mga kids ug macaroni salad. sige lang mi palit sa shop ug salad..heheh

nag diet diay ka, dhemz. nag diet man sad ko but usahay lagi dili kapugngan..hehe..

Cecile said...

nah, lamia man tan awon kining salad nimo, dhemz...mao to nga imong bana ganahan na :-); kaon lang gamay dear, kay carb baya na, like rice. hatag uban sa ako beh hehehe.

Clarissa said...

ang hirap naman yata mag diet planning noh!buti na lang di namin alam ang word na 'diet'!lol!
keep it up!!

Anonymous said...

hi Demz.. Sarap namna ang Macaroni Salad..

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