• Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Serves:

Macaroni Salad # 3

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Category: Dinner Party, Side Dishes, Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 cups macaroni (elbow) noodles, uncooked
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons Pommery Meaux Mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper, ground
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 5 pieces bacon or bacon bits, diced
  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup green onions, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • ¼ cup Backyard Brine Sweet Heat bread and butter jalapeño pickles, diced


1. In a medium saucepan on medium heat, allow pasta water to boil. Place pasta in pot with 1 tablespoon oil and cook according to directions. Once pasta is done, rinse off under cold water; set aside.

2. If using bacon, cook according to directions or if using bacon bits, chop up; set aside.

3. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream and mustard then stir to combine. In the same bowl, add the lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper and stir well to combine; set aside.

4. Using a cutting board, dice green onions, cherry tomatoes, basil and pickles. Halve the avocado and remove the seed then peel and dice.

5. Combine mayonnaise/sour cream sauce with vegetable and fold until mixed. Add sauce mixture to cold pasta and toss with bacon.

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