Thursday, August 2, 2012

Fruit Vegetable Macaroni Salad and Sunshine Award

Fruit Vegetable Macaroni Salad ... Cool, refreshing and creamy macaroni salad with fruits and vegetables, tossed in a creamy mayo dressing. This easy and simple salad can be served as a side dish or as a complete light meal on its own. You can add or subtract any fruit or vegetable you wish. Isn't it looks delicious and fulfilling!

Fruit Vegetable Macaroni Salad

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 cup carrots, cubed & boiled
  • 1 cup green peas or chickpeas, boiled
  • 1 cup potatoes, cubed & boiled
  • 1 cup apple, peeled & diced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, drained
  • 200 ml.  pack cream
  • 200 ml.  mayonnaise
  • Salt and black pepper, according to taste
  • 4 tbsp.  Icing sugar
  • Milk or pineapple juice, as required
Method :
  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain.
  • In a large serving bowl, combine macaroni, chickpeas, fruits and vegetables.
  • In a medium bowl, mix cream, mayonnaise and icing sugar.
  • Season with salt and pepper, whisk until smooth.
  • Pour the creamy dressing over the salad in the large bowl and toss well to coat.
  • If the salad is too thick, mix in little milk or juice.
  • Place the salad in the refrigerator, covered until well chilled.

Sending this to Ramadan Friendly Recipes and Joy From Fasting To Feasting – V

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I have been nominated for The Sunshine Award by a wonderful blogger friend Patsy of Pattycakes in the Kitchen . Thank you so much Patsy! It is always nice to feel appreciated. Please check out her blog if you haven't already and enjoy her delicious recipes :)

I am sharing this award with all my blogger friends for their constant encouragement :)

Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


  1. Wow! The macaroni salad looks delicious! Lovely picture. Congratulation for the award :)

  2. This is super unique for me :)
    I've never tried macaroni salad with fruits
    I like to try new think and I'm intrigued now
    It looks great!

  3. different and impressive :)

  4. wow..very quick and healthy salad.. thanks for sharing..

  5. Interesting! I've never added fruit to my pasta salad. This is really different.

  6. Wow its healthy n amazing...

    Event:Dishname starts with N

  7. Inviting salad...addition of fruits is an added bonus :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  8. wow that macorini salad looks yummy and filling

  9. Congrats on your award,keep rocking!
    Salad looks so delicious and colorful

  10. yummy salad...please collect ur award from my space @

  11. I love this twist on a macaroni salad my friend, it looks so fresh and delicious :)
    Also congrats on another well deserved award!

    Choc Chip Uru

  12. hi ambreen, what a yummy combination. its very much like a one dish meal. have a nice day

  13. Your Fruit Vegetable Macaroni Salad looks awesome. It looks so cool and refreshing a great salad for the summer heat. Hope you are having a great week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  14. Thanks so much for sharing the award with me. :) This salad is so mouthwatering in Ramazan. :)
    I hope your Ramazan is going great!

  15. Your Macaroni looks amazing I'm pinning this one to try :)

  16. Salad looks awsome

  17. mmmmm....... perfect salad recipe.

  18. Very interesting and yummy salad, congrats on ur award.

  19. ¸.•♫°`♡彡

    Essa salada é super deliciosa!

    Bom fim de semana!

  20. Yummy! Stopping by from Freedom Friday hop and following.

    Granny's Down Home Southern Cooking

  21. sslurpppp....fingerlicking goooood..:)
    Tasty Appetite

  22. Love the look of your blog Ambreen!! :)

    Do read the rules & participate in Bake Fest Event & Giveaway! if you can. :)

  23. looks very healthy and delicious, thanks for sending it to my event Ambreen and using the logo

  24. Congrats on your award! The salad looks refreshing, perfect for a hot pool party, thanks for sharing. HOpe you are having a fun Passion parade weekend!

  25. This reminds me of my Mom's macaroni salad. she always adds pineapple and apples.
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  26. Amazing....Very innovative and refreshing salad..Happy to follow u:)

  27. I love this macaroni salad! I love the how fresh and yummy it looks and anything with pasta it's got to be my fv! Thanks for the recipe and for the great visit. Hugs,

  28. Ambreen,
    This sounds and looks delicious! I am always looking for new summer salads and I will definitely be trying this one :) Thanks for sharing at Creative Thursday each week. I appreciate YOU! Can't wait to see what you link up next :)

  29. This looks refreshingly simple too! Love it! Thanks for linking to Foodtastic Friday!

  30. Had this salad sometime back in a friend's house..looks yummy n perfect for the summer! :)
    Ramadan Kareem!

  31. Thanks so much for sharing this great salad recipe last week with Wednesday's Adorned From Above. The link party is open now for this week.
    Just follow this link.
    Debi Bolocofsky

  32. Masha-Allah! how very interesting! this dish is a bit similar to a Filipino sweet macaroni and fruit or chicken salad :)

  33. Yum - that looks tasty as always Ambreen!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  34. I love macaroni salad! Which reminds me that I haven't made any this summer... I might have to use this yummy recipe! Thanks so much for sharing at my Throwback Thursday party and I hope to see you again this week!

  35. That looks yummy and healthy! Thanks for sharing this week at One Creative Weekend! I’d love for you to join the party again tomorrow.

  36. This looks delicious! Thanks for sharing at Snips and Spice Sunday Slice.


  37. Thanks for linking up with us at Creative Mondays :)

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  39. Ah! Looks delish! I am going to try to make this right now.


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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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