Reser's Macaroni Salad (Copycat)

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • RECONSTITUTE 4 teaspoons minced onion flakes in enough very hot water to cover and saturate completely.
  • PREP remaining vegetables to specifications.
  • COOK large elbow macaroni according to package directions in moderately salted water, less 2 minutes until al dente (firm to the bite); DRAIN in a large colander placed in sink; RINSE with cold water and allow to drain again.
  • INTO a large bowl with an (accompanying cover or lid), add the dressing ingredients EXCEPT for the sweet pickle juice and white vinegar). Note: drain excess water from onions before adding).
  • WHISK mixture well then gently fold in vegetables until just blended.
  • GENTLY fold in drained macaroni until well-blended.
  • COMBINE the sweet pickle juice with vinegar then sprinkle over salad.
  • FOLD mixture gently until creamy, without over-mixing.
  • COVER and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • SERVE and enjoy.
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