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MACARONI SALAD
4 Servings, 1-1/2 cups each
Elbow macaroni, uncooked 12 ounces
Green pepper, chopped 1/2 cup
Salad dressing, mayonnaise-type 1/2 cup
Pepper 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon
PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
COOKING TIME: 8 TO 10 MINUTES
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and cool.

2. Combine green pepper, salad dressing, and spices.

3. Add macaroni and toss lightly. Chill.

PER SERVING:
Calories 430
Total fat 13 grams
Saturated fat 2 grams
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 72 milligrams
ORANGE GELATIN SALAD
4 Servings, 3/4 cup each
Gelatin, unflavored 3 1/4 ounce packages
Cold water 2-1/4 cups
Orange juice, concentrate 3/4 cup
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOKING TIME: 3 TO 4 MINUTES

1. Place water in a saucepan; sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand 2 minutes.

2. Heat gelatin mixture until it dissolves (mixture will be clear), about 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat; add orange juice concentrate and mix.

4. Pour into 9 by 9 inch pan and refrigerate until firm, about 2 to 3 hours.

5. Cut into 1 inch squares.

PER SERVING:
Calories 100
Total fat Trace
Saturated fat Trace
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 16 milligrams
POTATO SALAD
4 Servings, 1-1/2 cups each
Potatoes, washed, peeled 1 pound (4 medium)
Onion, diced 1 cup
Sweet pickle relish 1/4 cup
Celery, chopped 1/2 cup
Salad dressing, mayonnaise type 1/2 cup
PREP TIME: 25 MINUTES
 

COOKING TIME: 15 MINUTES

 

  1. Wash potatoes; place in sauce pan. Cover with water and bring to boil. Simmer until soft, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool.

2. Dice onion and chop celery; combine with pickle relish.

3. Add salad dressing to pickle mixture.

4. Cube potatoes and blend with dressing.

5. Cover and chill several hours.

PER SERVING:
Calories 350
Total fat 24 grams
Saturated fat 3 grams
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 290 milligrams
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