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Recipe: Chipotle Macaroni Salad

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This Chipotle Macaroni Salad comes together in 15 minutes. It's the perfect dish for summer entertaining!

This Chipotle Macaroni Salad comes together in 15 minutes. Get this delish recipe on MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 2 cups dry macaroni
 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
 1/2 cup red onion, diced
 2/3 cup full fat mayonnaise
 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
 2 chipotle peppers in adobo, diced
 2 tsp chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for topping
 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
 salt and pepper to taste
1

Cook macaroni to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop cooking.

2

In a large bowl combine the macaroni with the peppers and onion.

3

In a medium bowl combine the mayonnaise, cheese, chipotle peppers, cilantro and lime juice.

4

Mix the mayo mixture into the macaroni until well combined.

5

Serve immediately. Top with chopped cilantro. Tastes great at room temperature or cold.

6

You can make this the day before you want to serve it. Store in the fridge until ready to serve.

Ingredients

 2 cups dry macaroni
 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
 1/2 cup red onion, diced
 2/3 cup full fat mayonnaise
 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
 2 chipotle peppers in adobo, diced
 2 tsp chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for topping
 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1

Cook macaroni to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop cooking.

2

In a large bowl combine the macaroni with the peppers and onion.

3

In a medium bowl combine the mayonnaise, cheese, chipotle peppers, cilantro and lime juice.

4

Mix the mayo mixture into the macaroni until well combined.

5

Serve immediately. Top with chopped cilantro. Tastes great at room temperature or cold.

6

You can make this the day before you want to serve it. Store in the fridge until ready to serve.

Recipe: Chipotle Macaroni Salad

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