Classic Macaroni Salad with a Twist

Classic Macaroni Salad with a Twist

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40 m servings 417 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 417 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 22.6 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.1g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 385 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes; drain. Rinse macaroni with cold water until cool; drain.
  2. Mix macaroni, chicken, mayonnaise, pineapple with about half the reserved juice, cilantro, red onion, and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least 15 minutes.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the juice. The actual amount of the juice consumed will vary.



I wanted to cut the recipe in half for just the three of us, so I used half the amount of noodles and mayo, but still kept the rest of the ingredients the same, maybe less on the cilantro (just ...

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