Macaroni Salad With Bacon, Peas, and Creamy Dijon Dressing

“From Cooking Light. Another pre-wedding winner! :)”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
8 cups of salad
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To prepare dressing, combine first 9 ingredients in a food processor, and process until smooth. Cover and chill.
  2. To prepare salad, cook pasta according to package directions.
  3. Add peas during the last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain; rinse with cold water. Drain.
  4. Combine pea/ pasta mixture, bell pepper, and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Toss pasta mixture with half of dressing. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Toss salad with remaining dressing, and sprinkle with crumbled bacon; serve immediately.

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