EASY "FAMILY STYLE" MACARONI SALAD
1-1/2 cups dry elbow macaroni
2 hard boiled eggs
salt & pepper
1-1/4 cups frozen peas
1 cup shredded cheddar jack cheese
4 tablespoons Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
Bring water to a boil in a medium-sized pan.
Lightly salt water after it begins to boil. Add noodles and
cook for about 5-6 minutes. Add frozen peas to noodles
and cook for an additional minute. Drain noodles & peas in
a colander. (Check to make sure noodles are cooked before draining.)
Run cold water over noodles & peas and drain thoroughly. Place
in a serving bowl and chill in the refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
Remove from refrigerator and lightly salt &
pepper noodles & peas stirring to combine.
Add eggs, cheese, and
bacon bits stirring again to combine.
Mix mayonnaise, mustard and vinegar. Pour over noodles stirring through to combine.
Sprinkle bacon bits on top of salad for garnish.
Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Serves 5 -6 happy family members!