Thursday, January 3, 2013

Cold Macaroni Salad

Salads forms the most essential part of our life.. the saying goes well Eat healthy Stay healthy...
Whenever we go to any parties , weddings, the first thing that we lay our hands on are the salads.... can be in so many ways with so many different types of dressings....

The salad I am posting today is the macaroni salad.. one can choose any type of pasta. I preferred macaroni...
Macaroni Salad

1cup Macaroni
3 cups of water
1tbsp oil

For the dressing:
3tbsp Egg less Mayonnaise
1tbsp Olive Oil
Lime zest
1medium-sized Onion (chopped)
1cup mix of bell peppers (green + red + yellow) chopped
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
1tsp Chilly Flakes
1tsp Oregano
Mozzarella Cheese (optional)
You can add any vegetables of your choice (carrot + broccoli + zucchini)


  • Boil water with oil... when it starts to boil add in macaroni.
  • Cook for 5-8 minutes till its done.
  • Strain and keep it aside to cool down.
For the dressing:
  • Chop all the vegetables
  • In a bowl add in olive oil + mayonnaise + lime zest + salt + chilly flakes + oregano. mix well
  • Now in a large bowl add in macaroni + vegetables + dressing
  • Mix well.
  • Serve cold
Place the salad on lettuce and serve.

Macaroni Salad


  1. dear neha,a cool salad!i think it can be used as a breakfast too.

  2. yes it can be used both as a brreakfast as well in dinner also....
    u can add different types of pastas tooo....