5-Ingredient Macaroni Salads for Holiday Gatherings

A delicious, creamy dish to complete the family feast.

CREATED WITH LADY'S CHOICE

The holidays are just around the corner, and get-togethers with loved ones are quickly filling up our schedules. Sometimes it can be so hard to think of what potluck dish to bring.

A Pinoy family celebration will not be complete without a delectable macaroni salad made with Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise. It's a special dish that adds cheer to the buffet table. Its delicious creamy taste just reminds you of wonderful Christmas memories and makes you feel thankful for warm and happy family gatherings.

Continue the tradition and whip up a delicious macaroni salad as your contribution to the Christmas feast. Here are quick and easy five-ingredient recipes you can whip up in just a few minutes.

Cheesy Bacon Macaroni Salad

Create a more modern take on macaroni salad. Kids and adults will give this their thumbs-up.

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves 8 to 10

 

400 grams elbow macaroni

300 grams bacon, chopped

1 (700ml) bottle Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise

1½ cup grated cheddar cheese

black pepper, to taste

 

1 Cook pasta in a pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2 In a skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy. Drain excess oil. Set aside.

3 Combine Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise, grated cheese, and black pepper in a large bowl.

4 Add the cooked macaroni and bacon. Mix until well combined.

5 Top with more bacon bits and cheese for a nice presentation.

PRO TIP! You can also use ham instead of bacon, and add pineapple tidbits to turn it into a Hawaiian macaroni salad.

Roast Chicken Macaroni Salad

No time to roast a chicken? Simply buy one at the supermarket or your favorite neighborhood stall.

Cook time: 15 minutes

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves 8 to 10

 

400 grams elbow macaroni

1 (700ml) bottle Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise

3 cups shredded roast chicken

2 large carrots, sliced into thin 1-inch pieces

bunch of cilantro, chopped

 

1 Cook pasta in a pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2 Combine Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise, shredded roast chicken, carrots, and cilantro in large bowl. Mix until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste, if needed.

3 Garnish with more chicken and chopped herbs on top.

PRO TIP! You may also use parsley instead of cilantro. To tweak the flavors, you can add barbecue sauce, hot sauce, and even inasal sauce and lemongrass.

Spicy Mediterranean Tuna Macaroni Salad

This spicy tuna salad will surely perk up your taste buds. It will be a welcome addition to the buffet table.

Cook time: 15 minutes

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves 8 to 10

 

400 grams elbow macaroni

1 (700ml) bottle Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise

2 (180-gram) can canned spicy tuna, oil drained, shred to separate chunks

½ cup sliced olives

3 large bell peppers, cleaned, seeded, and chopped

 

1 Cook pasta in a pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2 Combine Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise, tuna, olives, and bell peppers in a large bowl.

3 Add cooked macaroni. Mix until well combined.

4 Season with salt and pepper, if needed.

PRO TIP! You may use a combination of red, green, and yellow bell peppers to make this macaroni salad more colorful.

 

For more delicious recipes, check out Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise website!

 

 

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