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Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is a light and creamy side dish.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Bring a taste of island tropics with with Hawaiian Macaroni Salad. Creamy and light, it is perfect for cookouts and pitch-ins. This recipe makes plenty to feed a crowd! Tender elbow macaroni, crispy carrots and celery mixed in with a light dressing. This traditional Hawaiian Dish is simple yet delicious!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Pasta Salad, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 2 hours
Servings 12 people
Calories 115 kcal


  • 1 lb Elbow Macaroni
  • 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Cup Whole Milk
  • 2 Cups Mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Green Onions chopped
  • 1 1/2 Cups Celery chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper


  1. Cook Elbow Macaroni until it is nice and firm, just a tad overdone.

  2. While pasta is cooking, chop celery, green onions and shred carrots.

  3. Mix together Mayonnaise, Milk, Brown Sugar, Salt and Pepper.

  4. Once pasta is cooked and drained, pour into a large bowl and toss with Apple Cider Vinegar.

  5. Let set for at least 20 minutes and then add Dressing.

  6. When Pasta cools further to room temperature, add Celery, Carrots and Green Onions.

  7. Cover and put in refrigerator for at least two hours.

Nutrition Facts
Hawaiian Macaroni Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.