Sweet Tangy and Creamy Macaroni Salad

  • 25 mins
  • 10 ingredients
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb elbow macaroni, cook according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 small bunch scallions, sliced thinly on the bias, white and green parts
  • 1 large stalk celery, thinly sliced on a bias
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 yellow or orange pepper, seeded and chopped
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
This is a delicious spin on the garden variety macaroni salad. It uses brown sugar and vinegar along with mayonnaise and half and half to give it a sweet/tangy and creamy texture.

  • Cook the macaroni according to package directions, then drain and rinse.
  • Add the macaroni to a large bowl along with the scallions, celery and peppers.
  • In another bowl add the mayonnaise, half and half, cider vinegar and brown sugar. Mix well.
  • Pour the dressing over the macaroni, season with a little salt and pepper, then mix well.
  • Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving.

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