Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Lynn Clay


For Hawaiian Macaroni Salads, the macaroni is cooked until it is over done so it will absorb the dressing better.


★★★★★ 3 votes

10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 pkg
    elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 c
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, chopped
  • 1 c
    carrots, shredded
  • 1/2
    red onion, diced
  • 1
    stalk celery, finely diced

How to Make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad


  1. Cook macaroni the full time. Drain and immediately add the vinegar. Let sit until cool.
  2. Mix together the mayonnaise, milk, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add the macaroni to the sauce mix.
  4. Add the carrots and onions. Check for salt and pepper to taste. Chill until cold.

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About Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian

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