BLT Macaroni Salad
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BLT Macaroni Salad

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword blt-macaroni-salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz box elbow macaroni
  • 1 1/2 cup real mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp celery salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp dry dill
  • black pepper to taste
  • 5 green onion thinly sliced
  • 4 roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 2 cup loosely packed thinly sliced green leaf lettuce
  • 1/2 lb bacon cooked and crumbled

Instructions

  • Cook the elbow macaroni in salted water per the package instructions until al dente. Drain well.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, apple cider vinegar, celery salt, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, dill and black pepper to taste.
  • Add the drained macaroni, sliced green onion and diced tomatoes. Mix until evenly distributed then cover and chill.
  • Just before serving mix in the sliced green leaf lettuce and crumbled bacon. Taste and adjust the creaminess of the dressing and the amount of salt and black pepper, if needed.
  • Garnish with additional bacon and green onion if desired. Serve warm or chilled. 

Notes

This recipe easily halves.