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macaroni salad filipino-style

a recipe by
Vallèe du Willamette, OR

Compiled from various online sources.

serves 8 (estimated)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For macaroni salad filipino-style

  • 4 c
    elbow macaroni, *cooked*
  • 1 c
    nata de coco, drained (found in asian markets)
  • 3/4 c
    pineapple chunks/tidbits *or* 1 can fruit cocktail, drained (reduced from 2 cups)
  • 1/2 c
    onion (red, white, yellow, scallions)
  • 1/4 c
    finely minced celery
  • 1/4 c
    finely minced carrot
  • 1/4 c
    dark raisins
  • 1 Tbsp
    sweet pickle relish
  • 3/4 c
    condensed milk (start with 1/3 cup and add more, to taste)
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, diced
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

How To Make macaroni salad filipino-style

  • 1
    Cook the elbow macaroni as indicated on the package. Remove to colander and drain. Immediately rinse with cold water to stop the pasta from cooking.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl combine the remaining ingredients. Gently stir in the cooked pasta. Cover well and chill. Serve cold. For a color boost, you can garnish the macaroni salad with green onion slices.

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