Best Macaroni Salad

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Very easy and delicious! I am constantly asked to bring this salad to parties and picnics. The cheese and ham are key additions to an old favorite.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package macaroni

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 cup cucumber - peeled, seeded and chopped

  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion

  • 1 cup diced ham

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, mayonnaise and mix well. Stir in cucumber, onion, ham and cheese. Mix well. Drizzle oil and vinegar over top and toss. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

437 Calories
23g Fat
44g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 437
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 359mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 119mg 9%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 217mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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