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Crunchy Macaroni Slaw - Recipe

The addition of celery, cucumbers, peppers, and water chestnuts add a nice crunch to this macaroni coleslaw recipe. The different textures and flavors of all the ingredients are brought together with the creamy dressing. This coleslaw makes a great side to any meal.
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Crunchy Macaroni Slaw Recipe
  • Cook the ditalini macaroni as directed on the package. Drain and rinse with cold water; allow to drain completely.
  • Chop the celery, cucumber, green pepper and water chestnuts and combine in a large mixing bowl. Add the minced dried onion.
  • Add the package of coleslaw mix and the drained ditalini. Toss all the ingredients together and set aside.
  • Combine all the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl and whisk until smooth. Pour dressing over the other ingredients and toss until evenly coated.
  • Pour salad into a serving bowl, cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Container: Large mixing bowl
Servings: 16
-8 ounces ditalini macaroni
-2 celery ribs, finely chopped
-1 cucumber (medium), finely chopped
-1 green pepper (medium), finely chopped
-1 can water chestnuts (8 oz. can) - drained, finely chopped
-3 tablespoons dried minced onion
-1 package coleslaw mix (14 oz. pkg.)
-1 1/2 cups salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip)
-1/2 cup sugar
-1/4 cup cider vinegar
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon pepper