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Macaroni, Pineapple, and Ham Salad

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars
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"This delicious macaroni salad is so refreshing. My husband and I came up with it using ingredients we prefer and we make this regularly during the summer to go with lunches or as a meal on a really hot day. Easy recipe to modify according to your own preferences. Get creative and enjoy!"
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 404
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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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. Transfer hot macaroni to a large bowl.
  2. Pour Italian-style salad dressing and crushed pineapple over the macaroni; stir. Add ham, celery, tomatoes, eggs, and onion; stir.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 404 calories; 14.2 56.8 16.3 68 909 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I've made this a couple of times now. I had never heard of such a salad, and since I love the combination of ham and pineapple, I just had to try this. I did use half Italian dressing and half l...

Most helpful critical review

I felt that the salad wasn't as flavorful as hoped. A little flat.

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I've made this a couple of times now. I had never heard of such a salad, and since I love the combination of ham and pineapple, I just had to try this. I did use half Italian dressing and half l...

I made this for a Fourth of July BBQ. I love pineapple and ham and thought this would be great to try. I did use half creamy Italian dressing and half mayo cause I like mayo in my pasta salad...

I had to make a quick pasta dish for my daughter's soccer team, and with only 1 review, I thought I was taking a big risk, and I am so glad I did! This was wonderful! So unique, but not weird. I...

This is my first review although I use this site ALL the time. I no longer trust recipes that have not been critiqued by those that have actually tried the recipe. I followed the recipe with a...

I felt that the salad wasn't as flavorful as hoped. A little flat.

I really liked this but it was a bit bland for our tastes. To fix that, Ii added a bit of horseradish and some chopped Bread & Butter Pickles. Yum!

We were not crazy about the flavor, or lack of, and the combination of ingredients. The next day I added more Italian dressing, and another hard boiled egg., but it didn’t make a big difference....

I added more Italian dressing so it was moister. I will make it again.

I forgot to buy Italian dressing so I made my own and to make it creamy, I added mayonnaise - but it was a hit. I had requests to take leftovers home.