This side dish salad is popular at potlucks and picnics. This recipe makes enough for a crowd; take it to the next picnic or potluck.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove tips and strings from pea pods. Cook macaroni according to package directions in lightly salted boiling water, adding pea pods and peas during last 1 minute of cooking. Drain and rinse. Halve pea pods diagonally; set pasta and pea pods aside.

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  • In a small bowl stir together mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, mustard, minced garlic, salt, and pepper; set aside.

  • In a large bowl combine cooked macaroni, pea pods, peas, celery, and onion. Pour mayonnaise mixture over macaroni mixture. Stir gently to combine.

  • Cover; chill 4 to 24 hours. Stir mixture before serving. If necessary, add additional milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) to moisten. Top with additional pea pods, if desired. Makes 12 to 16 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

178 calories; fat 10g; cholesterol 7mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 18g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 4g; vitamin a 30.9RE; vitamin c 6.5mg; sodium 169mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.9mg.
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