Traditional Indian Recipes

SUMMER SALAD – CLASSIC MACARONI SALAD

Macaroni Salad is a quick, easy and delicious summer salad. It can be served for dinner or lunch. It is also served in parties and get-togethers. It is one of the favourite salads of kids.

For hot summer days this Cool Classic Macaroni Salad is a perfect and healthy salad. Try this Classic Macaroni Salad:

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Ingredients:

Elbow macaroni                                                                4 cups

Mayonnaise                                                                     1 cup

White vinegar                                                                  ½ cup

Sugar                                                                                ½ cup

Salt                                                                                    2 ½ tsp

Black pepper power                                                       ½ tsp

Onion (chopped)                                                            1

Celery (chopped)                                                          2 stalks

Green bell pepper (chopped)                                     1

Carrot (grated)                                                             ¼ cup

Pimento pepper (chopped)                                         2 tbsp

(Optional)

Yellow mustard                                                           2 ½ tbsp

Procedure for preparing Summer Salad – Classic Macaroni Salad:

  1. In a vessel boil water (for 4 cups Macaroni 20 cups water), once the water is boiled add Macaroni, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp oil and cook till tender about 8 minutes stirring occasionally. So the Macaroni does not get struck at the bottom. After Macaroni is cooked remove from flame. Strain and run cold water through it and keep aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper powder. Mix well onion, celery, green bell pepper, carrot, pimentos and Macaroni.
  3. Chill the Macaroni Salad for at least one hour before serving.

Cool Summer Salad – Classic Macaroni Salad is ready to be served.

 

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