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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 181.8
  • Total Fat: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.7 mg
  • Sodium: 224.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Macaroni Salad w/ Bacon, Onions, Peppers, & Creamy Dijon Dressing

Submitted by: EGEISTFELD

Introduction

I like this version of Macaroni Salad because it's low on the calories, sodium, and pretty much everything else! I like this version of Macaroni Salad because it's low on the calories, sodium, and pretty much everything else!
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    Dressing:
    1 1/2 cup (12ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
    3/4 cup chopped shallots
    3/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise (or salad dressing)
    12 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    6 tablespoons lemon juice
    3 tablespoon white wine vinegar
    3/4 teaspoon black pepper

    Salad:
    24 ounces uncooked large elbow macaroni
    2 cups finely diced red bell pepper
    3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
    1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    12 lower-sodium bacon slices or turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled

Directions

To prepare dressing, combine all the dressing ingredients in a bowl (or a food processor to make it smoother), and and mix. Cover and chill.

To prepare salad, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; rinse with cold water. Combine the dressing, pasta and the remaining salad ingredients. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

24 (1 Cup) servings

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EGEISTFELD.






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  • I used Gluten free pasta and reduced fat cream cheese. I also used aple cider vinager instead of white wine vinager because thats what I had my husband loved it and he usually does not like macaroni salad. - 9/1/14

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