Macaroni Salad with Bacon, Peas, and Creamy Dijon Dressing

Macaroni Salad with Bacon, Peas, and Creamy Dijon Dressing
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Ingredients

  • 3 lower-sodium bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • ¼ cup chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Salad:
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • + 12 more ingredients
    • 2/3 cup fresh green peas
    • 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
    • Dressing:
    • ¾ teaspoon black pepper
    • ½ teaspoon grated lemon rind
    • 2/3 cup finely diced red bell pepper
    • ½ cup (4 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
    • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
    • 8 ounces uncooked large elbow macaroni
    • 2/3 cup finely diced red onion

To prepare dressing, combine first 9 ingredients in a food processor, and process until smooth. Cover and chill. To prepare salad, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; add peas during the last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain; rinse with cold water. Drain. Combine pa...

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