Macaroni Salad

READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (12 ounce) box rotini smart taste pasta (Or any short cut pasta)
  • 1 14
    cups good quality mayonnaise (or (to taste)
  • 1
    (8 1/2 ounce) can peas and carrots, drained and rinsed
  • Dressing
  • 2
    teaspoons white vinegar
  • 14
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 14
    cup red onion, finely chopped
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • Garnish
  • 14
    parsley, chopped
  • Optional Ingredients
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make Dressing:
  • In a small bowl combine olive oil, vinegar, onion, sugar, and salt and pepper. Mix to combine, set aside. Note: You can do this in advance and refrigerate.
  • Bring large Pot of salted water to boil for pasta, Cook pasta according to package directions (al dente). Drain, and return to hot pot.
  • To the pasta add the peas and carrots, dressing, mayonnaise, and optional ingredient. Toss well to combine. Taste for seasoning, add more salt and/or pepper if needed.
  • Transfer to serving bowl. Garnish with chopped parsley.
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