Hot German Pasta Salad Recipe


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
DishMain Ingredient


 Shell macaroni2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), uncooked
 Bacon slices6
 Onion1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
 Flour1 Tablespoon
 Sugar3 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Celery seed1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Apple cider vinegar3 Tablespoon
 Water1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 338 Calories from Fat 20

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.7%

Saturated Fat 0.64 g3.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.6 mg

Sodium 539.3 mg22.5%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 13.7 g

Protein 10 g20.8%

Vitamin A 0.01% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 14.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook shell macaroni according to package directions until al dente; drain.
Microwave bacon according to oven manufacturer's directions until crisp; reserve 2 tablespoons bacon fat.
Combine onion and bacon fat in 2 1/2-quart covered micro-proof casserole; microwave on high (full power) for about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until onion is tender.
Stir in flour, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper; microwave on high for about 1 minute or until boiling.
Stir in vinegar and water; microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is boiling.
Stir; microwave on high for additional minute or until mixture is smooth and thick.
Crumble bacon.
Add bacon and drained shell macaroni to hot dressing; stir well.
Microwave an additional minute on high until hot.