Macaroni Salad Virginia Style

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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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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
6 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • ¼ cup tarragon vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups macaroni

  • ½ cucumber, sliced

  • 1 large tomato, diced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  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
19g Fat
15g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 337mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 10mg 51%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 130mg 3%

* 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.