Macaroni and Vegetable Salad

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macaroni and vegetable salad recipe | vegetable macaroni salad | easy homemade macaroni salad | macaroni salad without mayo is a simple and colourful salad. Learn how to make vegetable macaroni salad.

To make macaroni and vegetable salad, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and toss well. Serve immediately.

Macaroni looks very interesting in vegetable macaroni salad, thanks to its strange shape. Top it with colourful vegetables like capsicum, tomatoes, sweet corn and peas to create a riot of colours and flavours.

A good dose of cheese makes the easy homemade macaroni salad even more tempting, and cooling it in the fridge makes it perfect for even the hottest of afternoons.

The macaroni salad without mayo can be carried to work. However, you need to refrigerate it till use. As a variation also try macaroni salad with sour cream.

Tips for macaroni and vegetable salad. 1. The macaroni should be cooked until they are al dente i.e. cooked to be firm to the bite and should not be mushy or sticky. 2. Sliced capsicum can be replaced with capsicum cubes. 3. If you wish, you can boil sweet corn on a stove top in a deep bowl, instead of cooking in a microwave. 4. Sweet corn and green peas should be boiled till tender to use in this salad. They should not turn mushy. 5. You can use coloured capsicum to make it more attractive and colourful.

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Macaroni and Vegetable Salad, Homemade Vegetable Macaroni Salad

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Ingredients


For Macaroni and Vegetable Salad
2 cups cooked macaroni
1/2 cup chopped spring onions
1/2 cup sliced capsicum
1/4 cup small tomato cubes
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1/4 cup boiled green peas
1/2 cup cheese cubes
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
salt and to taste

Method
For macaroni and vegetable salad

    For macaroni and vegetable salad
  1. To make macaroni and vegetable salad, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and toss well.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Serve the macaroni and vegetable salad chilled.
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What is macaroni and vegetable salad made of?

    What is macaroni and vegetable salad made of?
  1. Macaroni and vegetable salad is made of 

Tips for macaroni and vegetable salad

    Tips for macaroni and vegetable salad
  1. The macaroni should be cooked until they are al dente i.e. cooked to be firm to the bite and should not be mushy or sticky.
  2. Sliced capsicum can be replaced with capsicum cubes.
  3. If you wish, you can boil sweet corn on a stove top in a deep bowl, instead of cooking in a microwave.
  4. Sweet corn and green peas should be boiled till tender to use in this salad. They should not turn mushy. 
  5. You can use coloured capsicum to make it more attractive and colourful.

How to select macaroni, elbow shaped pasta

    How to select macaroni, elbow shaped pasta
  1. Many markets sell a wide range of macaroni products. In addition to being available in a plain form, macaroni pasta is sometimes flavored with various ingredients for special uses. 
  2. It can also be made from rice flour, spelt flour, or other types of grain flours, for people who want to experiment with some pasta variations. 
  3. If possible, try to obtain macaroni made with Durum wheat, since the pasta will hold up better through the cooking process. 
  4. Choose a well branded and confirm on the manufacturing as well as the expiry date.

How to select processed cheese

    How to select processed cheese
  1. Processed cheese is sometimes sold in blocks, and quite often sold packed in individual cubes, sometimes with plastic wrappers or wax paper separating them. 
  2. Processed cheese should not be too crumbly or dry with the colour being relatively uniform.
  3. Check the expiry date and look out for any discoloration or moldy spots. 

How to boil macaroni

    How to boil macaroni
  1. To boil macaroni, in a deep non-stick pan, add enough water to boil the macaroni in and add 1 tsp oil to it.
  2. Now add the salt. We add the salt at this stage as it not only helps the water come to a boil faster but also gives flavor to the macaroni.
  3. Let the water come to a rapid boil.
  4. Once it starts boiling, add 1 cup of macaroni to it.
  5. Cook on a medium flame for 10-12 minutes, while stirring occasionally. The macaroni should be cooked until they are al dente i.e. cooked to be firm to the bite and should not be mushy or sticky.
  6. Drain well and throw the water away.
  7. Refresh the macaroni under cold water. This ensures that they stop cooking.
  8. Keep boiled macaroni aside. If you are not going to use it immediately, then add 1 tsp of oil and toss it well. This will help to prevent the macaroni from sticking to each other.

How to boil sweet corn

    How to boil sweet corn
  1. To boil corn, place approx. 1/2 cup of sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane) in a deep bowl.
  2. Pour enough water.
  3. Microwave on high for 7 minutes until the kernels are soft and tender. 
  4. Drain using a strainer.
  5. This is boiled sweet corn. Keep aside. 

How to boil green peas

    How to boil green peas
  1. Take 1/4 cup of green peas.
  2. Put the green peas in a pan with enough water.
  3. Boil them in enough water in a deep pan.
  4. Strain the water using a strainer and discard the water.

How to make macaroni and vegetable salad

    How to make macaroni and vegetable salad
  1. To make macaroni and vegetable salad recipe | vegetable macaroni salad | easy homemade macaroni salad | macaroni salad without mayo, add 2 cups boiled macaroni in a deep bowl. 
  2. Add ½ cup chopped spring onions (whites and green).
  3. Add ½ cup sized capsicum slices.
  4. Add ¼ cup small tomato cubes.
  5. Add 1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane).
  6. Add 1/4 cup boiled green peas.
  7. Add 1/2 cup cheese cubes.
  8. Add 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  9. Add 1 tsp sugar.
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Add freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste.
  12. Toss well with 2 spoons. 
  13. Refrigerate macaroni and vegetable salad recipe | vegetable macaroni salad | easy homemade macaroni salad | macaroni salad without mayo for at least 1 hour serve
    chilled.

Reviews

Macaroni and Vegetable Salad
 on 05 Jul 20 07:27 PM
5

Great recipe!! Tried it for my parents'' anniversary! Loveddddd the salad! Tip to improve it further: add some mayonnaise and/or yogurt to it! It turns into an exotic dish!
Tarla Dalal
06 Jul 20 10:46 AM
   Thanks for the feedback and tip !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
Macaroni and Vegetable Salad ( Cooking with Kids)
 on 18 Sep 15 03:20 PM
5

Macaroni and vegetable salad.. this salad is crunchy, juicy and cheesy.. My nephew just have this bowl full of salad for lunch. The taste is so good with little sourness and sweetness. This does not need any accompaniment..