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Puerto Rican Macaroni Salad

Puerto Rican Macaroni Salad


Ensalada de coditos (macaroni salad) is an old favorite among Puerto Ricans and it’s a dish enjoyed by many children, too. We can’t exactly say that this meal is native to the island, but we have adopted it into our recipe collections for Christmas parties and special occasions.MORE+LESS-

1

lb cooked macaroni pasta

Salt and pepper, to taste

1

cup cheddar cheese, diced

1

small red onion, chopped

5

hardboiled eggs, chopped

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  • 1

    Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, adding a little salt. When ready, drain well and set aside.

  • 2

    Combine the pasta with the rest of the ingredients, diluting the mayonnaise with 2 tablespoons of cream before adding.

  • 3

    Stir once more and garnish with a few pieces of red bell pepper and hardboiled egg.

Expert Tips

  • You can also add peas or other vegetables into this salad, and substitute turkey, grilled chicken or tuna for the cooked ham.
  • You can also use any type of pasta to make this recipe.

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  • Ensalada de coditos (macaroni salad) is an old favorite among Puerto Ricans and it’s a dish enjoyed by many children, too. We can’t exactly say that this meal is native to the island, but we have adopted it into our recipe collections for Christmas parties and special occasions.

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