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Best Ever Macaroni Salad Recipe

If I am stranded on a desert island & could only eat one thing for the rest of my life, then that thing would be this macaroni salad. This one’s that tasty, trust me!

 It’s so yum that I usually skip my lunch and have this salad instead. 😀

Macaroni Salad Recipe

This is one heck of an awesome pasta salad. All the veggies made this salad extremely healthy. And it’s up to you what all veggies and fruits you want to add here. 

 What is responsible to make this macaroni salad recipe extremely delicious is its dressing. You have to try this once! Aap maan gye ya mai aur bolun :p

Now let’s have a look how’s it made 😀

Ingredients Required to make this delicious Macaroni Salad recipe:-

For dressing-

  1. 1 tsp white wine vinegar (optional)
  2. 1 tsp lemon juice
  3. 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  4. 1 flake garlic (optional)
  5. 1/2 onion chopped
  6. 1/2 tsp salt
  7. sugar
  8. Chilli powder 
  9. mustard powder (optional)
  10. 1/2 tsp crushed ajwain or 1 tsp oregano leaves
  11. 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil or salad oil

For Salad

  1. 1 cup boiled macaroni
  2. 1/2 cup soft corn kennels boiled 
  3. 1 capsicum( roughly chopped)
  4. 1/2 cucumber( cut into small pieces)
  5. 1 tomato( cut into small pieces)
  6. 1 carrot (cut into small pieces)
  7. 2-3 lettuce leaves or cabbage leaves
  8. 1/4 cup fresh cream
  9. 2 slices pineapple (cut into julliens)
  10. Pomegranate or cherry for garnishing

How to prepare:-

  • When using cabbage remove the hard portion of cabbage leaves. Dip in boiled salted water for a minute. Remove from water, now pour cold water. Pat dry & tear into big pieces.
  •  Put pineapple (after removing black eye) into the pressure cooker and add 1 lemon juice, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water into it. Remove pressure cooker from gas after one whistle.
  • You can also use tin pineapple in place of it.
  • For dressing grind (onion, lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, oregano, red chilli powder, garlic, salt)
  • Add mayonnaise and fresh cream or soya cream to grind paste.
  • Refrigerate dressing to chill.
  •  Mix capsicum, carrot, tomato, cucumber, corn, cabbage,  pineapple pieces, macaroni in a bowl.
  • Sprinkle some black pepper.
  • Mix chilled dressing and garnish with pomegranate and fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve chilled. 🙂

best macaroni salad recipe

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  1. Miranda says:

    Looks very yummy!

  2. inspiringhealthmom says:

    This dish has some amazing ingredients, can’t wait to make and try this!

    1. Do try.. I would love to know how it turns out 🙂

  3. That looks delicious and perfect for summer. I will be trying this one for sure!

    1. Yassss.. A must try!!

  4. I needed to thank you for this wonderful read!!
    I definitely loved every bit of it. I have you book marked
    to check out new things you post…

    1. forkfulofhappiness says:

      Thank you! I’m glad you liked it 🙂

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