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Bacon Macaroni & Cheese Salad

Bacon Macaroni & Cheese Salad

Macaroni salad, a popular picnic side dish, takes on new flavors when combined with the Fresh Express® Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kit®.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 2 packages Fresh Express® Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kits® (9.4-ounce)
  • 3 cups elbow macaroni cooked, chilled
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup diced tomato
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Mix the dressing from one of the Fresh Express® Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kits® and the mayonnaise with the macaroni in a large bowl. Add the tomato, cheddar cheese, celery, parsley, paprika, salt, pepper, and both packets of bacon from the chopped kits; mix well.
  • Mix the greens from the two Fresh Express® Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kits® with the remaining dressing in a large bowl. Top with the macaroni salad; sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese crisps and Honey Butter Cornbread Crisps from the chopped kits.
Keywords Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kit, Iceberg Lettuce Shreds, Picnic & Patio, Regional & Ethnic, Side Dishes