Zippy Macaroni Salad

Zippy Macaroni Salad


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This is not the traditional creamy style of macaroni salad but is made with a vinaigrette instead. It never hangs around very long at our place!


Serves: 8 

  • 2 1/2 cups (375g) macaroni
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 4 cucumbers, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (125g) white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2/3 cup (170ml) distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ground black pepper to taste

Preparation:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Cook macaroni according to packet instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In a small bowl mix sugar, parsley, vinegar, salt, oil, dried mustard, garlic powder and black pepper.
  3. Combine onions, tomato and cucumber with macaroni. Pour dressing over noodles. Chill and serve.

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This salad is really very good. Hubby and I both enjoyed it a lot. I may decrease the amount of vinegar next time just to try to eliminate some of the "bite" but it's really delicious as is. Thanks! - 01 Jun 2013

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