Hawaiian Macaroni Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

gluten-free Hawaiian macaroni salad in large red serving bowl

5 from 5 reviews

Authentic Hawaiian Macaroni Salad! You're going to love this super easy recipe that's gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free! This simple and creamy macaroni salad is slightly sweet and tangy. It's an essential addition to homemade Hawaiian lunch plates and a perfect side dish for cookouts, BBQs, and luaus!



Vegan Mayo Dressing:


  1. Boil your gluten-free pasta according to package directions, adding 3-5 minutes extra to al dente cooking time.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, grate the onion and carrot, and dice the celery.
  3. Mix together the sweet mayo dressing ingredients and adjust seasonings to taste.
  4. Drain the pasta and while it's still hot, add it to a large serving bowl. Add the prepped veggies and dressing to the hot pasta and mix everything together to fully coat and combine.
  5. Chill the macaroni salad for at least 1-2 hours, ideally overnight, before serving.


  • You can use plain white vinegar if you don't have cider vinegar.
  • You can add fresh chopped scallions before serving the salad if desired.
  • Store leftover macaroni salad in a covered container in the fridge for 5-6 days.


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