Macaroni ham salad, this recipe with macaroni, ham, mushrooms and olives is truly delicious. Ideal for on the warmer days as a cold dish in the spring or summer. Or for a nice, old-fashioned picnic at sunset on the beach. Ideal and super easy this summer pasta salad, because you can make an extra large amount of cold macaroni salad and eat it for several days. Are you vegetarian? Then omit the ham in the Macaroni ham salad.
And instead of butterfly macaroni, you can choose the more traditional macaroni or any other pasta will also do. Obviously, you can add tomatoes if you like, or change the ham into bacon.
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Macaroni ham salad
- 200 g butterfly macaroni (7.1 oz)
- 2 thick slices of ham (250 g/ 9 oz)
- 6 tbsp olive oil
- 2 avocados
- 250 g mushrooms (9 oz)
- 12 black olives
- 2 shallots
- 2 dl yogurt (0.84 cup )
- 2 tbsp mayonnaise
- 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
Peel avocados and remove the stone, cut into small cubes. Peel and halve the olives.
Chop the shallots and mix everything in a large bowl.
Make a sauce of yogurt, mayo and 3 tbsp parsley. Add salt, pepper and lemon juice.