Chilled Macaroni Salad

This recipe is special to me because whenever I tried making this salad it has always been loved by my friends and family. Moreover, it is healthy and kid’s friendly packed with lots of fresh veggies, mayo that makes it more delicious and is served chilled and is the perfect meal for a summery picnic day out, potluck or barbecue. Also, if you are on a weight losing spree looking for some healthy and tasty munching this salad is just perfect.


  • 1 Cup Boiled Macroni (Wingreens Farms durum wheat elbow Marconi)
  • 1 Tsp Butter (Amul)
  • 1/4 Onion (minced)
  • 1 Capsicum (minced)
  • 1 Carrot (grated)
  • 1 Red bell pepper (minced)
  • 1 Cup Mayonnaise (Wingreens Farms premium veg)
  • 1/2 Cup Thousand island dressing (Wingreens Farms)
  • 2 Tsp Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Milk


Prep: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes

  1. Cook macaroni in salted water according to the package direction rinse under cold water and keep it aside.
  2. In a pan add butter now add onions sauté them for 2-3 minutes we don’t have to over cook them just have to combat the rawness. Add other veggies carrot, bell pepper, capsicum and cook them for 5 more minutes.
  3. In a small bowl mix mayonnaise, milk and thousand island dressing together and prepare a dressing.
  4. Now in a big bowl add macaroni, sautéed veggies and pour mayonnaise dressing prepared in the previous step. Mix well.
  5. It’s the time to sprinkle the seasonings so now put oregano, black pepper, salt mix them well.
  6. Last step add sugar this salad is supposed to be a little bit sweet in taste. Now refrigerate it for 1-2 hours before serving.
  7. And your Chilled Marconi salad with Mayo is ready to be served. (Please note you can add any veggies of your choice like broccoli, mushrooms to add more flavors.
  8.  I have used only carrot, capsicum, bell peppers and onion)