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Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Macaroni Salad

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Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Macaroni Salad
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Prep 20 m Cook 10 m Ready In 2 h 30 m

“The delicious flavors of crisp crumbled bacon and tangy fresh tomato that you love in a BLT sandwich dress up a bowl of macaroni salad that’s perfect for a light lunch or side dish.”

Ingredients

2 cups elbow macaroni

1 1/4 cups mayonnaise

5 teaspoons white vinegar

1 1/4 cups diced celery

1 large tomato, diced

5 green onions, finely chopped

1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 (16 ounce) package bacon

Directions

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water until chilled. Transfer macaroni to a large salad bowl.

Stir mayonnaise, vinegar, celery, tomato, green onions, Cheddar cheese, salt, and black pepper into macaroni until thoroughly combined. Cover and chill salad at least 2 hours.

Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels. Let bacon cool; crumble when cooled.

Mix bacon into macaroni salad to serve.

Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Macaroni Salad

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Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )
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Notes

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins Additional: 2 hrs Total: 2 hrs 30 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 12 servings