Macaroni Coleslaw Recipe


Cool, refreshing, crunchy summertime coleslaw that features cabbage, carrots, onions, green peppers, and cucumbers, tossed in a light Miracle Whip dressing and combined with freshly cooked macaroni. Packaged coleslaw mix makes the dish quick and easy. This Macaroni Coleslaw  recipe is a huge hit!!!

[one_third] Prep Time: 25 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 0 minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 16[/one_third_last]


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  • 1 package (7 ounces) ring macaroni or ditalini
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 1 can (8 oz) whole water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped

For Dressing

  • 1-1/2 cups Miracle Whip Light
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 16 servings

Amount per serving.

  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 6 mg
  • Sodium: 286 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 24 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein:3 g

Diabetic Exchanges:

  • 1 starch
  • 1 vegetable
  • 1 fat

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  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions.
  2. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  3. Place macaroni in a large bowl.
  4. Stir in the coleslaw mix, onions, celery, cucumber, green pepper and water chestnuts.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients.
  6. Pour dressing the over salad.
  7. Toss to coat.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  9. Delicious Macaroni Coleslaw is ready to eat.

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  • Serve with Fried Chicken.

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I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!



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