Must-Try Macaroni Coleslaw Salad

July 2, 2013

Can't decide between macaroni salad or coleslaw? This perfect picnic recipe combines both!  This aromatic salad is a little sweet and a little sour - the perfect balance of two American favorites. Try this tasty salad from Living the Gourmet for your next outdoor party.

Macaroni Coleslaw Salad
Submitted to Foodista by Living the Gourmet

½ cup dried cranberries – chopped
½ cup walnuts – chopped
3 cloves garlic – chopped
Healthy handful of Italian parsley – chopped
3 stalks celery – chopped
Zest of 1 lemon
¼ of head of cabbage – chopped
1 lb. of your favorite macaroni
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp. honey
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tsp. sugar
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. black pepper
3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise

Cook the macaroni as directed and drain.

Combine all of the ingredients for the dressing.

Combine all of the ingredients for the salad in a large bowl. Add the macaroni and the dressing and toss.