Recipe by MakeItHealthy
"Making this salad with less sugar and whole wheat noodles makes it a healthy treat for the entire family."
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whole wheat elbow macaroni
distilled white vinegar
2 1/2 tablespoons
prepared yellow mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground black pepper
green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
chopped pimento peppers
Made with white shells, skipped the carrots and red pepper for a "white and green look" only. Substituted half or more greek yogurt for the mayonnaise and added 2 Tbl. dried tarragon. Tasty for our hungry work crew in hot weather ... complimented pulled pork sandwiches.
Not a bad maccaroni salad. I used low fat mayo as I thought 18 grams of fat per serving was way too much for a "healthier"macaroni salad. I also added paprika. Brought this to a bbq.Not a great hit. Most people did not like the whole wheat maccaroni. Next time will use white.
So I adapted a little. I used best foods real mayo, used 3/4 tablespoon of yellow mustard 1/2 tablespoon gulden a spicy brown mustard and 1 tablespoon Bertman ball park mustard, and only used 3/4 of one red and one green (organic) peppers, and lastly used 3/4 of a good sized white onion. Oh my! Yummmm!
Excellent healthier version. I did make a couple minor changes. I didn't think it needed 1 cup of mayo. Do it to taste. I used 3/4 cup. Also instead of onions, I used green onions.
this was amazing and healthy
I found this delicious but it's not the traditional creamy type but for me a good alternative. I skipped the mustard on mine and later some one added some condensed milk to it creamy.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Healthier Classic Macaroni Salad
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 162
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