Crunchy Macaroni Slaw Recipe

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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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  • 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
Container: Large mixing bowl
45 mins
  • 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.
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crunchy macaroni slaw

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"This coleslaw got a thumbs up at our house. We loved all the crunchy ingredients, along with the chewy texture of the pasta. The only thing I am going to change next time is that I will wait to add the coleslaw mix until maybe 30 minutes before serving."
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