Hawaiian Macaroni (And Potato) Salad

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Zephs Wife

Can't have a plate lunch in Hawaii without this salad. Potatoes make it very hardy and the peas, carrots and olives give it a nice color. Best Foods or Hellmans Mayo is the only kind we use.

Top Review by LilPinkieJ

This is fabulous! I love all the veggies in it, well except the olives. I put them on top of individual plates because I don't like them. But they look nice. I used Hellman's mayo and a Lite Soy Sauce. I used a huge Vidalia onion, which are in season now. If you buy them in bulk in season, you can save them in a pair of pantyhose legs. Just drop one in, then twist it and tie it in a knot, then drop then next and repeat. Then when you want an onion, cut one off from the bottom up! :) Ok, back to the recipe at hand. I did add a little Miracle Whip and brown mustard after I had mixed it all up and found it needed a little 'something'. I also added lots of black pepper for the potatoes (my tastes). I used small red potatoes, so I didn't have to cut them, just peeled a strip from the middle. I am definitely making this again for Memorial Day BBQ. Thanks Zeph's Wife!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the noodles, potatoes, and eggs separately.
  2. Drain when cooked through and cool.
  3. In a large bowl, put noodles and cubed potatoes and add mayo to consistency you like.
  4. Thinly slice the onion.
  5. Shred the carrots and add both to bowl.
  6. Slice hard boiled eggs and add to bowl.
  7. You can use celery (thinly sliced) or the celery seed for a milder celery taste - add to mixture.
  8. Add the soyu sauce and pepper to taste and mix well.
  9. Add the peas and gently mix.
  10. Put black olives on top.
  11. You may need to add more mayo and/or soyu the next day - its always better the next day.
  12. Enjoy and Aloha.

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