Macaroni and slaw salad Recipe

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This recipe comes from my Taste of Home cookbook. It is a delicious, easy to make and my go to salad recipe for potlucks.

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Servings: 16


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  • 1 package (7 ounces) macaroni dry pasta.
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix (pre-cut cabbage and carrots)
  • 2 medium sweet onions, finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 medium red or green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can (8 ounces) whole water chestnuts, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Miracle Whip Light
  • 1/3 cup sugar (or equivalent stevia or sugar substitute use less to start and adjust to your taste)
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the coleslaw mix, onions, celery, cucumber, red or green pepper and water chestnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad, toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for a least 1 hour.
  3. Yields 16 servings.
  4. Note: 3/4 cups equals 150 calories


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 108g
Recipe makes 16 servings
Calories 279  
Calories from Fat 144 52%
Total Fat 16.0g 20%
Saturated Fat 2.35g 9%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 412mg 17%
Potassium 131mg 4%
Total Carbs 32.0g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 2%
Sugars 11.9g 8%
Protein 2.75g 4%
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  • ShaleeDP
    July 9, 2013
    Very nice Thanks for sharing this one. I think my family would like that.

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