Hawaiian Pasta Salad

Hawaiian Pasta Salad

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30 min.
30 min.
8 Servings

Sweet and citrusy Hawaiian Pasta Salad is a delightful and light choice for lunch or a light dinner. Experiment with chopped walnuts or pecans and add chopped parsley or cilantro as a garnish to make this dish extra special.


  • 1/2 pound dry elbow macaroni, prepared according to package directions and cooled
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in 100% pineapple juice, drained (reserve liquid for dressing)
  • 1 cup cubed cooked ham
  • 1 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Tablet, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • Half of 7.6 fluid-ounce can NESTLÉ Media Crema Ligera Lite Table Cream
  • 1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
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COMBINE macaroni, pineapple chunks and ham in large bowl; set aside.

DISSOLVE bouillon in hot water. Combine dissolved bouillon, media crema, pineapple juice, mayonnaise and vinegar in small bowl. Add dressing to pasta mixture; mix well.

ADD chopped cilantro. Serve immediately at room temperature or chilled.

TIP: This refreshing salad is also delicious with 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans.

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it is simple & tasty...

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230
  • Calories from Fat: 70
  • Total Fat: 7g (11% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 3g (15% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 20mg (7% of DV)
  • Sodium: 380mg (16% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 31g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (5% of DV)
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 4% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 15% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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