Saturday, January 19, 2013

Light Macaroni Coleslaw

1 package (7 ounces) mini shell pasta 
1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix 
1 medium onions, finely chopped 
2 celery ribs, finely chopped 
1 medium cucumber, finely chopped 
1 medium green pepper, finely chopped 
1 can (8 ounces) whole water chestnuts, drained and chopped 
1-1/2 cups Miracle Whip Light 
1/3 cup sugar 
1/4 cup cider vinegar 
1/2 teaspoon salt 
1/4 teaspoon pepper 

1.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.  
2.In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts 3/4 cup equals 150 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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