Lightened-Up Macaroni Salad

Vegetarian, Low Sat Fat, Trans Fat Free, Low Cholesterol, Low Sodium

Contains Wheat, Dairy, Eggs

Yield: 6 servings

The trick to this lighter macaroni salad is to mix a little mayo in with non-fat plain Greek yogurt for a lower calorie dressing that is still big on taste.

1 pound whole wheat elbow macaroni, dry
1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
2 T mayonnaise
2 T fresh lemon juice
2 c celery stalks, chopped
1/2 c green onion, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
4 T chopped fresh chives

1. Cook pasta according to directions on package. Drain and set aside.
2. While pasta is cooling, mix the Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, and lemon juice.
3. Once pasta is cool, combine with the Greek yogurt mixture, celery, green onions, chives, salt, and pepper.
4. Serve chilled

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
141 calories, 18 calories from fat, 2 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 53 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrates, 2.6 g dietary fiber, 2.5 g sugar, 7.5 g protein, 2% DV of Vitamin A, 6% DV of Vitamin C, 4% DV of Calcium, 6% DV of Iron