Macaroni Ham Salad

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ksu_folder A family recipe provided by Jennifer Kiel of Washington, DC, from her mother-in-law’s collection, started in Kent, Ohio.



Macaroni-Ham Salad

1 Tbsp. salt
3 qts. boiling water
2 cups (8 oz.) elbow macaroni
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. grated onion
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. white pepper
2 cups cooked diced ham
4 cups finely shredded cabbage
1 lg. red apple, unpeeled, cored and diced
1/2 cup pecan halves (optional)

Add one Tbsp. salt to the rapidly boiling water. Gradually add macaroni. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally until tender. Drain, rinse with cold water, drain again.

In a large mixing bowl toss macaroni with remaining ingredients, except the nuts. Chill. Garnish with pecan halves (or walnut halves), if desired. Yields 6-8 servings.


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