A Macaroni Salad with a Tropical Twist

June 1, 2013

If you have ever eaten at a Hawaiian barbecue joint, you know that every plate is accompanied with a side of macaroni salad.  Unlike mainland macaroni salad, the Hawaiian version contains crushed pineapple, red bell pepper, and green onions.  You can also add diced ham if you want.  This salad is perfect for surprising your family with something different yet tasty.  Serve Hawaiian macaroni salad alongside your other favorite barbecue dishes.

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad


1 cup uncooked macaroni
1 (16-oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
2 green onions, chopped
1/2 green or red pepper, chopped
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon salt


Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Combine macaroni, pineapple, green onions, green pepper, mayonnaise and salt. Stir. Chill.

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