Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day BBQ sides

Happy Memorial Day!!!

We're BBQ ribs today and to go with I've made these two sides.

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni Salad
1/2 cup fat free ranch salad dressing
1/4 cup Miracle Whip Free
1/4 cup crumbled bleu cheese
1 TBSP Frank's hot sauce
1/4 teaspon paprika
1 1/2 cups cooked diced chicken breast
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups dry whole wheat macaroni
1 medium tomato diced

Cook macaroni, rinse and refrigerate until cold. Combine dressing, mayo, bleu cheese, hot sauce and paprika. Add chicken, celery, onion and macaroni. Mix well to combine. Stir in tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate at least 20 minutes.

Texas Caviar
2 cans drained and rinsed black eyed peas
1 red onion, minced
1 green or red bell pepper, chopped small
1 or 2 jalapeno peppers, minced
1 bottle fat free zesty italian dressing.

Combine all and marinate for several hours or overnite.

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