Macaroni salad with a Hawaiian twist

Macaroni Salad With A Hawaiian Twist Recipe

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Jeanette Davie-Peters


My friends and family love my version of macaroni salad. I added a few things that make it a bit different. They always ask if I will bring it to group gatherings, and I never have to put any away.

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6 - 10
1 Hr
25 Min


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16 0z box
seashell macaroni cooked 1 red
red bell pepper minced
green bell pepper minced
stalks celery minced
red onion minced
1 can(s)
crushed pineapple
1 lb
bay shrimp (fresh)
hellman's mayonaise
2 T
white vinegar
1 tsp
sea salt
1/8 tsp
fresh ground black pepper

How to Make Macaroni salad with a Hawaiian twist


  • 1boil pasta until al dente (don't overcook pasta or it will get mushy) drain and cool
  • 2mince first four ingredients (red and green peppers, celery, and red onion)add to pasta
  • 3open and drain the pineapple (save the juice) add pineapple to pasta and vege's.
  • 4add shrimp and stir gently to mix all
  • 5put mayonaise, sugar, vinegar, and salt and pepper in measuring cup and mix well. Then add to pasta and vegetable shrimp mixture. Mix gently and adjust to taste. (some of the pineapple juice can also be added to taste but not too much or it will become too soggy.
  • 6cover, place in refrigerator to chill thoroughly which will blend the flavors. adjust the salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy.

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About Macaroni salad with a Hawaiian twist

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #Dish, #or, #Summer, #light, #Supper, #fare

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