Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

What is Hawaiian Macaroni Salad?

A popular dish found in Hawaii. Hawaii's mac salad is very different from other types of mac salad.

What makes it unique?

 - Tangy (from grated onions or vinegar).  - Macaroni is purposely overcooked.  - Local add-ins (eg. breadfruit, fishcake)

Easy + Tasty


– Dried macaroni  – Best Foods mayonnaise – Onion – Carrots – Celery – Salt – Pepper


Always use Best Foods mayonnaise (also sold under Hellman's brand) for the signature "Hawaii taste" of mac salad.

Cook + Mix

Cook the macaroni and mix everything together.

How To Eat

 - As part of a plate lunch (with two scoops of rice and a meat or veggie main).  - As a side dish!

Serving Styles in Hawaii

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