Vegan Hawaiian Mac Salad

Vegan Hawaiian Mac Salad

Part of the traditional Hawaiian Plate Lunch, the Mac Salad acts as a creamy counterpoint to savory, salty main dishes! This version is made with vegan mayonnaise. 

Cook Time: 7 MINUTES

Serves: 4-8 PEOPLE


  • 1 Box Banza Elbows
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion (about 1/4 of a medium onion)
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pickle juice
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
  1. Cook Pasta: Follow the box directions, strain, rinse with water, and put into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Mix Ingredients: In the same large bowl, add the remaining ingredients.  
  3. Season: Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and adjust according to taste.  
  4. Chill: Leave covered in the refrigerator for at least an hour to develop more flavor. Ideally leave overnight before serving!