Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.



Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is an easy cold side dish recipe perfect for parties and potlucks.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

This tasty macaroni salad has a mayo dressing with a hint of sweetness.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

This pasta salad recipe takes just over thirty minutes to throw together and then needs to chill in the refrigerator for at least a few hours before serving.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

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To make this Hawaiian pasta salad, I started by cooking a pound of macaroni according to the directions on the package.

While the macaroni was cooking I grated some carrot.

grated carrot on a cutting board

I also grated some yellow onion.

When the macaroni was finished cooking I drained the water.

cooked macaroni in a colander

Then I dumped the cooked pasta into a large mixing bowl while it was still hot.

I poured some apple cider vinegar over the macaroni.

I added the grated carrot and grated onion to the bowl.

grated carrot and grated onion on top of cooked macaroni in a mixing bowl

I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

macaroni and grated carrot stirred together in a mixing bowl

Then I left the macaroni to sit and cool, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.

While the macaroni was cooling, I prepared the dressing.

I dumped two cups of mayo into a medium mixing bowl.

mayo in a mixing bowl

I added some milk, brown sugar, salt and pepper to the bowl.

mayo, milk, brown sugar, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl

I whisked all of the ingredients together well.

mayo based macaroni salad dressing mixture in a mixing bowl

Once the macaroni had cooled for 15 minutes, I added the dressing to the bowl.

creamy mayo dressing poured over macaroni and grated carrot in a mixing bowl

I stirred until all of the noodles were coated in the dressing.

macaroni salad and creamy mayo dressing stirred together

Then I added some chopped green onions to the bowl.

chopped green onions on top of creamy macaroni mixture in a mixing bowl

I stirred well again.

chopped green onions stirred into macaroni salad mixture

Then I covered the bowl and placed it in the refrigerator.

After a few hours, I removed the bowl from the refrigerator and stirred the pasta salad well one last time before serving.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

This creamy macaroni salad is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

If you are looking for a simple but delicious pasta salad recipe, then you need to try this Hawaiian Macaroni Salad!

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Hawaiian Macaroni Salad:

  • 1 lb macaroni noodles
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrot
  • 1/3 cup grated yellow onion
  • 2 cups mayo
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chopped green onions (approximately 7 green onions)

How to Make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad:

  1. Cook macaroni according to the directions on the package. Drain.
  2. Dump the cooked macaroni into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Pour the apple cider vinegar over the macaroni.
  4. Add the grated carrot and onion to the bowl.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Leave the macaroni to cool, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  7. While the macaroni is cooling, prepare the dressing.
  8. Dump the mayo, milk, brown sugar, salt and pepper into a medium mixing bowl.
  9. Whisk well.
  10. Once the macaroni has cooled for 15 minutes, pour the dressing over the macaroni.
  11. Stir until all of macaroni is coated in dressing.
  12. Add the chopped green onions to the bowl and stir well again.
  13. Cover the bowl and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 3 hours before serving.
  14. Stir the salad well one more time right before serving.
  15. Enjoy!

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Yield: 8-10 servings

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a creamy pasta salad recipe loaded with grated carrots, yellow onion and chopped green onion.

Prep Time 35 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb macaroni noodles
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrot
  • 1/3 cup grated yellow onion
  • 2 cups mayo
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chopped green onions (approximately 7 green onions)

Instructions

  1. Cook macaroni according to the directions on the package. Drain.
  2. Dump the cooked macaroni into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Pour the apple cider vinegar over the macaroni.
  4. Add the grated carrot and onion to the bowl.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Leave the macaroni to cool, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  7. While the macaroni is cooling, prepare the dressing.
  8. Dump the mayo, milk, brown sugar, salt and pepper into a medium mixing bowl.
  9. Whisk well.
  10. Once the macaroni has cooled for 15 minutes, pour the dressing over the macaroni.
  11. Stir until all of macaroni is coated in dressing.
  12. Add the chopped green onions to the bowl and stir well again.
  13. Cover the bowl and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 3 hours before serving.
  14. Stir the salad well one more time right before serving.
  15. Enjoy!

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