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Cold Macaroni Salad with Hot Dogs

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"Shell pasta, hot dogs, manzanilla olives and Cheddar cheese combine to make a unique pasta salad."
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35 m servings 391
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook shell pasta in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes. Drain and run under cold water to chill.
  2. Place pasta in a salad bowl and combine with hot dogs, olives, Cheddar cheese, and creamy salad dressing. Stir in more salad dressing if mixture seems dry. Keep salad refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 391 calories; 28.7 20.8 13 51 1547 Full nutrition

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i think great for appitizer salads

Didn't have any orange-yellow cheddar, so I used extra-sharp white (what was in the fridge). I added just a little bit of chopped red bell pepper to give it a pop of color. The extra-sharp che...