Macaroni salad


Macaroni salad is a great side dish at any bbq or for those summer days you're looking for a cold meal. Ready in about 15 minutes.

15 minutes 6 people Main course
Macaroni salad


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  • 2 cups whole-wheat macaroni
  • 8 medium-sized ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cup of black and green olives
  • 1/2 cup of goat cheese
  • olive oil
  • pepper and salt to taste
Macaroni salad ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • Large pan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Colander
  • Cutting board & chef's knife
  • Large bowl


15 minutes 6 people Main course

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Preparing the salad -- 10 minutes

BOIL the pasta al dente in about 10 minutes. Then drain the pasta in a colander and let the pasta cool off a bit. SLICE the black and green olives in halves, and the ripe tomatoes into quarters. 

Macaroni salad
Macaroni salad

Putting the macaroni salad together -- 5 minutes

TOSS the lukewarm pasta, halved olives and tomatoes together in a large bowl. CRUMBLE the goat cheese and give it all a good stir. Season with pepper, salt and drizzle some olive oil over it.

If you cover the macaroni salad with some cling film, it can be stored for up to two days in the refrigerator. There you have it, a very simple, but great pasta salad for your next barbecue. Enjoy your meal!

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