BLT Macaroni Salad

Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Breakfast Ideas BLT Macaroni Salad


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    • #353010

      This makes a great side for a brunch. However, I did find my dd eating the leftovers for breakfast the day after ‘surprise’ birthday lunch that i had for my sister! her response was that it had all the requirements for a healthy breakfast!

      blt macaroni salad
      10 thick slices bacon, about 12 ounces
      8-oz macaroni
      2 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped
      1 small red onion, finely chopped
      2 ribs celery, diced
      1 tbs fresh chopped parsley
      2/3 cup mayonnaise, or to taste
      1 1/2 tbs lemon juice
      1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
      1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
      dash garlic powder
      2 tomatoes, sliced
      lettuce leaves or shredded lettuce
      Heat oven to 376°.
      Place the bacon on a rack in a large foil lined baking pan.

      Sprinkle lightly with pepper and bake for about 25 minutes, or until browned and crisp. Set aside.
      Cook macaroni in boiling water following package directions. Drain in a colander and rinse under cool water.

      Set aside.
      Dice the cooked bacon and add to a large bowl along with the chopped eggs, onion, celery, and parsley. Add the pasta and toss to combine ingredients. Add mayonnaise, lemon juice, pepper, salt, to taste, and garlic powder.

      Mix well, adding more mayonnaise, if desired.
      On salad plates, arrange lettuce leaves or shredded lettuce and a few slices of fresh tomato. Top with about 1/2 to 1 cup of macaroni salad.
      Makes about 6 to 8 servings.

    • #460811

      I have a team meeting at the end of the week. This just might do the trick!! Thanks for posting!

    • #460813

      Oh you are welcome! Hope it works for you meeting;-D And let me know if you agree with my dd’s thoughts! lol!

    • #460892

      They loved it!! Even have others asking for the recipe!!

    • #460895

      Well, I hope that you shared with them as if it was your own! I’ll never tellgiggle smiley

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Breakfast Ideas BLT Macaroni Salad