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Macaroni Salad Virginia Style

Rated as 3.8 out of 5 Stars

"A macaroni salad that utilizes tarragon vinegar for a delicious tangy taste. For optimum flavor, chill the salad 2 hours in the refrigerator before serving."
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45 m servings 244
Original recipe yields 12 servings (6 cups)


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  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix together butter, tarragon vinegar, flour and egg. Stirring continuously, heat 10 minutes, or until the mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat and allow to cool 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, prepare the sauce by combining the tarragon vinegar mixture with mayonnaise.
  3. Place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
  4. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the macaroni 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain and pour into the bowl with the sauce. Stir until the macaroni is well coated.
  5. Mix the coated macaroni with the eggs, cucumber, tomato, green bell pepper and salt.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 244 calories; 18.5 15.3 4.9 74 337 Full nutrition

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This salad was good, but nothing that I would move to Virginia for. I made two little modifications - first, I hard-cooked my eggs by boiling them for 12 minutes instead of letting them sit cov...

My hubby and I agreed that this needed just a little more flavor and a little less mayo. I did add some green onions upon serving, but I'm thinking that the salad dressing from the Chicken and ...

This def isnt VA Style.. I should know:)

Looking for a different macaroni salad to make for our dinner and to make for a funeral luncheon, I found this in my recipe box. It had been there since May 2011. I’ve never made a macaroni dr...