TUNA MACARONI SALAD

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Tuna macaroni salad is delicious anytime.

Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tuna macaroni salad is the perfect dish anytime or for any occasion.  Take it to any gathering or function and it will be a hit.  You can double the recipe is you want to make more.  It keeps for several days refrigerated and is better after being refrigerated overnight or for several hours. Try this salad for your family and friends for a great way to use canned tuna.

Tuna macaroni salad is great for lunch and we like it summer and winter.

2 (5 ounce) can tuna in water, drained

1 cup uncooked macaroni, cooked according to package directions

1 cup chopped onion (can use green onions)

1 (4 ounce) jar pimentos, drained

3 eggs, hard boiled

1 cup frozen peas, thawed (could use canned peas)

2/3 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup sour cream

1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish, (optional)

1 teaspoon celery seeds or 1/2 cup chopped celery

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon smoky paprika

Cook pasta according to package directions, drain. Add drained tuna and remaining ingredients. Mix well with spoon. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight for best taste.  Makes about 6 cups. Enjoy

Note:  You can add a tablespoon mustard to this salad.

Tuna Macaroni Salad

This easy salad has a ton of flavor!

Servings: 6 servings

Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

  • 2 5 ounce can tuna in water, drained
  • 1 cup uncooked macaroni cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup chopped onion can use green onions
  • 1 4 ounce jar pimentos, drained
  • 3 eggs hard boiled
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed (could use canned peas)
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds or 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoky paprika
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain. Add drained tuna and remaining ingredients. Mix well with spoon. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight for best taste. Makes about 6 cups.

You can add a tablespoon mustard to this salad.

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