How to Make Macaroni Salad Healthier
2. Bulk Up on Veggies
Typical macaroni salads are pretty spare when it comes to the vegetables. It might have a smattering of celery—maybe some chopped onion. And that’s about it. So without breaking too far with tradition, our version adds more vegetables to the mix. Beyond the typical celery and onion, we’ve also added spinach, carrot and edamame. All three are mild so they don’t take away from the traditional flavor, but they add nutrients and volume without adding a ton of calories.
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