Macaroni Coleslaw

A friend brought this coleslaw to a picnic and everyone liked it so much they had to have the recipe.


16 servings

Salad Ingredients

1 (7 ounce) package ring macaroni or ditalini
1 (14 ounce) package coleslaw mix
2 medium onions, finely chopped
2 celery ribs, finely chopped
1 medium cucumber, finely chopped
1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
1 (8 ounce) can whole water chestnuts, drained and chopped

Dressing Ingredients

1 1/2 cups Miracle Whip Light
1/3 cup granulated (white) sugar
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Transfer to a large bowl; add the coleslaw mix, onions, celery, cucumber, green pepper and water chestnuts.

In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (3/4 cup): Calories 150, Fat 5 g (Saturated Fat 1 g), Cholesterol 6 mg, Sodium 286 mg, Carbohydrate 24 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 3 g. Diabetic Exchanges: Starch 1, Vegetable 1, Fat 1.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Sandra Matteson, Westhope, North Dakota

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