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Honey Dijon Macaroni Salad

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Creamy honey dijon macaroni pasta salad! Forget all of your past notions of what a macaroni salad should be – this fun new twist on an old classic will leave you craving more!

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces macaroni pasta, cooked according to package’s instructions
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup mayo (I used reduced fat but any will work)
  • 1/3 cup dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • optional: 1/2 cup grated/shredded parmesan cheese
  • Instructions

  • Combine cooked pasta (cooled to room temperature), peas, peppers, and onions and stir well.
  • In a small bowl whisk together mayo, dijon mustard, honey, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add mayo mixture to pasta bowl and mix to coat well. Taste and add salt and pepper if desired. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving. Optional: sprinkle parmesan cheese on top.
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