Classic Macaroni Salad

Classic Macaroni Salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced
  • Dash paprika

PREPARATION

¾ cup equals 111 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-½ starch. Originally published as Classic Macaroni Salad in Light & Tasty June/July 2005, p22

Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Cool completely.

For the dressing, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, pickle relish, sugar substitute, mustard, salt, and pepper. In a large bowl, combine the macaroni, celery, carrot, and onion. Add dressing and toss gently to coat.

Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with egg and paprika. Yield: 8 servings.

YIELD: 8 servings | PREP TIME: 30 min

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