filipino macaroni salad
Filipino Macaroni Salad - Simple Recipe
Prep Time
8 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
16 mins

Simple macaroni salad, yet very delicious.

Course: Dessert, Salad
Cuisine: Asian, Filipino, Southeast Asia
Keyword: cavatappi salad, filipino salad, macaroni salad
Servings: 6
  • 1/2 lb. cavatappi macaroni pasta
  • mayonnaise, as needed
  • 1 can pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • sugar, to taste
  1. Boil 4 cups of water in a large pot. Add and cook the macaroni according to package cooking instructions.

  2. Drain. Don't rinse. Cool macaroni down before making the salad.

  3. Transfer the macaroni in a large bowl and add the mayonnaise. Mix. Add more until creamy.

  4. Add the pineapple and raisins. Mix.

  5. Add cheese and carrots. Mix.

  6. Sweeten with sugar to taste. Mix until sugar has melted. Taste.

  7. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.