Grandma Wells's Tuna Macaroni Salad

Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

For decades I called this my birthday salad. Every year for as long as I can remember that is when we served it. My mother's recipe was enough different than mine that I can call it my own, but I can't make this without thinking of her. Thanks mama!

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
elbow macaroni, uncooked
1 box
baby peas, frozen (about 3 cups)
1 can(s)
(large family size can) solid white tuna packed in water
5 oz
cheddar cheese, cubed
2 Tbsp
sweet pickle relish
1/2
red onion
3 - 4
celery stalks
1 c
real mayonaise
salt and pepper to taste

THIS RECIPE IS EASILY ADOPTED AS A LOW CALORIE DISH. I ALWAYS USE LIGHT MAYONNAISE

Step-By-Step

1Cook macaroni according to package directions
2place frozen peas in colander and run warm water over them to thaw then drain well
3When macaroni is done rinse well in cold water to cool
4Mix all ingredients in large mixing bowl
5Chill then serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads, Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American