Creamy Macaroni Salad

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READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pasta in liberally salted water per manufacturer’s instructions for al dente preparation.
  • Drain pasta then rinse in cold water.
  • Drain again then immediately add pasta to a large mixing bowl.
  • Don’t let it set and dry out, you want the pasta to still be on the moist side for the next step.
  • Add parsley, garlic, salt, pepper and Dijon mustard to pasta and stir until well combined.
  • Let pasta “marinate” in the seasonings for 15-20 minutes uncovered at room temperature.
  • Doing this allows the pasta to soak up the flavors of the parsley, seasonings and mustard before adding the mayonnaise.
  • Whip together mayonnaise and vinegar and set aside.
  • Add onion, celery and mayonnaise mixture to pasta and stir until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate 1-4 hours before serving.
  • Before serving, mix well then add more salt to taste or mayo if desired.
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