Hawaiian Macaroni Salad brings unique flavor to the table. The veggies & pasta are brought together by a super creamy dressing!
Keyword Authentic Hawaiian Macaroni Salad, Hawaiian Macaroni Salad Recipe, How Do I Make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad, How To Make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad
Prep Time 40minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 55minutes
1/2cupcarrotpeeled and shredded
1-20ouncecan pineapple chunksdrained
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups milk, 1 cup mayonnaise, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a large pot, bring 4 quarts of water to a roiling bowl. Add pasta and 1 Tablespoon of salt to the water and cook the pasta for 15 minutes, until it's fat and very soft. Drain pasta and pour it back into the dried pasta pot. Pour vinegar over pasta and stir until it's evenly distributed and absorbed. Pour pasta into a bowl and cool for 10 minutes. Add the milk and mayonnaise mixture and stir until evenly combined, then cool completely.
Add the grated onions, carrots, celery, (ham, pineapple, green onion~if using) and the remaining milk and mayonnaise to the pasta and mix until evenly distributed. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour for up to 2 days. Adjust seasoning if necessary and serve.