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Superb Macaroni Salad

This is a delicious Parmesan cheese-flavored macaroni salad!!
It makes a moist and delicious side dish!

Ingredients: 5 servings

Macaroni
200 g (1 bag)
Cucumber
1
Onion
1/2
Sliced ham
6 slices
Yogurt (unsweetened)
8 tablespoons
Dried parsley
a pinch of each
Macaroni salad sauce
Mayonnaise
120 ml
Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon
Japanese mustard
1/2 teaspoon
Krazy Salt
1/2 teaspoon
White pepper
a pinch
Milk
2 tablespoons
Macaroni seasonings
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
Vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons
Salt
a pinch
Pepper
a small amount

Steps

1. Thinly slice the onions and cucumbers and sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of salt to draw out the moisture. Let sit for 15 minutes, then squeeze out the moisture.
2. Boil the macaroni. Bring a generous amount of water to a boil in a pot, then add 0.5% worth of salt.
3. While boiling, prepare the macaroni seasonings.
4. Once the pasta has boiled for the amount of time listed on the package, drain.
5. Drain the hot water, then add the macaroni to the bowl from Step 3. Mix the macaroni up with the seasonings, then let it cool.
6. Cut the ham into 3 mm slices, loosening the pieces as you cut.
7. Once the macaroni has cooled, add the vegetables and sauce and mix. Note: Don't add the yogurt yet.
8. Mix well with chopsticks. Transfer to an air-tight container and chill in the refrigerator.
9. Just before eating, mix with the yogurt. Sprinkle with dried parsley and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this recipe while keeping the taste of the supermarket's macaroni salad in mind.