This Vegan Summer Macaroni Salad is loaded with classic flavors like tomatoes, red onion, olives, and fresh parsley. It can be made the night before and is delicious served room temperature, so it’s perfect for picnics. This summertime gluten-free side is full of fresh, incredible flavor and will be the crowd favorite at any gathering!
It isn’t summer without a really good macaroni salad, is it? This is one of those dishes that gluten-free or vegan friends often have to miss out on, but not with this version! Two simple substitutions make this Vegan Summer Macaroni Salad both vegan and gluten-free so everyone gets to dig in and enjoy.
This is a really yummy plant-based meal to bring on a picnic or even to make and have on hand for lunches or a dinner side. As it rests in the refrigerator the flavors really soak in and become even better.
Ingredients in Vegan Summer Macaroni Salad
A lot of the ingredients in this pasta salad will look familiar. It’s a really classic summertime flavor that you’ll want to bring to picnics, potlucks, and barbecues.
- grape tomatoes
- red onion
- Kalamata olives
- green onions
- vegan mayo
- white vinegar
- fresh parsley
- pure maple syrup
- salt and pepper
- garlic powder