Earon's Hawaiian Plate Lunch Salad

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Named in honor of my brother-in-law Earon, a native Hawaiian, who LOVES macaroni salad. He turned me on to it a few years back, and now I'm addicted too! This is my version, tweaked with some ranch dressing mix to pop the flavor just a bit. I like it simple, but feel free to add peas or celery or whatever else you like!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil macaroni in water with salt according to package directions and drain.
  2. Immediately, while noodles are still hot, mix in mayonnaise and salad dressing. After it has cooled, add carrots.
  3. Chill for several hours before serving. Taste improves overnight.


Most Helpful

I added some diced pineapple and some diced Spam, which is very big in Hawaii..

GingerlyJ April 07, 2011

I liked the addition of ranch dressing. Made it with fusili and half with mayo and half with buttermilk.

littlemafia December 03, 2009

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