Meat Recipe : Baked Chicken Macaroni Salad

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  1. dstny

    dstny Well-Known Member MEMBER

    May 27, 2004
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    8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni (2 cups)
    3 1/2 to 4 cups cooked chicken, sliced or cubed
    1/3 cup chopped almonds, toasted
    1 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
    1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese (8 ounces)
    2 teaspoons seasoned salt
    1/2 teaspoon pepper
    1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
    chopped fresh parsley, optional

    Cook macaroni in salted boiling water as directed on package; drain. In a large bowl, combine macaroni, chicken, almonds, lemon juice and rind, shredded cheese, salt, pepper, and mayonnaise. Transfer to a buttered 2-quart casserole or baking dish.
    Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired. Hot chicken salad with macaroni serves 4 to 6.