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By Family Circle food editors

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2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, diced and cooked

1/2 pound cooked elbow macaroni

1 bag (14 ounces) coleslaw mix

3 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon prepared mustard and 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper

1/3 cup reduced-fat Miracle Whip, 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream, 1 tablespoon fat-free milk, 1 teaspoon each sugar and celery seed, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

2/3 cup jarred reduced-fat ranch dressing mixed with 2 tablespoons fat-free milk

1/3 cup chopped, pitted Kalamata olives

1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper

1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced

Originally published in the July 2012 issue of Family Circle magazine.