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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 115kcal


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


  • Cook Elbow Macaroni until it is nice and firm, just a tad overdone.
  • While pasta is cooking, chop celery, green onions and shred carrots.
  • Mix together Mayonnaise, Milk, Brown Sugar, Salt and Pepper.
  • Once pasta is cooked and drained, pour into a large bowl and toss with Apple Cider Vinegar.
  • Let set for at least 20 minutes and then add Dressing.
  • When Pasta cools further to room temperature, add Celery, Carrots and Green Onions.
  • Cover and put in refrigerator for at least two hours.


Calories: 115kcal