Don't miss out on this great event to spend time with all those people in your life you love. Plan a quick, thrifty meal that will speak volumes on each bite.
This macaroni salad is a family favorite and can be made a day in advance. Just top with a bit of reserved dressing and your all set.
1 package (16 ounces) elbow macaroni
1 cup mayonnaise
3 to 4 tablespoons water or milk
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 small sweet yellow, orange, or red pepper, finely chopped
1 small green pepper, finely chopped
1 small sweet onion, finely chopped
1 celery rib, finely chopped
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain again.
In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, water, vinegar, sugar and seasonings until blended.
In a large bowl, combine macaroni, peppers, onion and celery. Add 1 cup dressing; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 2 hours or until cold. Cover and refrigerate remaining dressing to add just before serving.
To serve, stir in reserved dressing. Sprinkle with parsley