Five Food Groups Macaroni Salad This may have some strange ingredients, but it is the only kind of macaroni salad I will eat! It started as a fourth grade experiment on trying to incorporate all five food groups into a simple, tasty recipe.
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente. Drain, and cool.Advertisement
In a large bowl, mix the cooled pasta, creamy salad dressing, ranch dressing mix, tuna, Cheddar cheese, apple, carrot, and raisins. Chill 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.
Per Serving: 337 calories; protein 16.5g; carbohydrates 45.5g; fat 9.3g; cholesterol 22.9mg; sodium 350.2mg.