Sweet and Sour Seashells
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ cupCalories149Total Fat2 gSaturated Fatless than 1 gCholesterol0 mgSodium33 mg
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresUncooked small seashell macaroni (9 cups cooked)1 poundVegetable oil2 tablespoons Sugar¾ cupCider vinegar½ cupWine vinegar½ cupWaterEnough to boil pasta + ½ cupPrepared mustard3 tablespoons  Black pepper and salt to taste  Sliced pimentos2-ounce jar  Small cucumbers2  Small onions thinly sliced2Lettuce leaves18
  • Directions
  • Cook macaroni in unsalted water, drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. Stir in oil.
  • Transfer to 4-quart bowl. Place sugar, vinegars, water, prepared mustard, salt, pepper, and pimento in blender. Process at low speed for 15-20 seconds, or just enough so flecks of pimento can be seen. Pour over macaroni.
  • Score cucumber peel with fork tines. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise, then slice thinly. Add to pasta with onion slices. Toss well.
  • Marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 24 hours. Stir occasionally.
  • Drain and serve on lettuce.
  • Tip: Draining the marinade before serving keeps the fat and sodium low in this cold pasta salad.

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