Mom's Tuna Macaroni Salad for a crowd

barbara lentz

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@blentz8

I'm always asked to bring this to family reunions and picnics. So delicious and easy to make. I came from a big family and growing up Mom used to make this just for the family.


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Serves:
25 to 35
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

32 oz
box elbow macaroni
1 large
can tuna drained
15 oz
can sweet peas drained
1 large
jar pimentos drained
10 oz
jar dill relish
1
jumbo red onion diced
8 large
eggs boiled
1 qt
miracle whip
1/2 c
yellow mustard
3 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 c
sugar
2 c
milk
3 Tbsp
celery seed divided
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
paprika

Step-By-Step

1Cook the macaroni in salted boiling water and drain and let cool down.

2Place the onion, pimentos, tuna, peas, and relish in a large bowl. Add the macaroni. Chop 5 of the eggs and add to the salad.

3In a separate bowl mix the Miracle whip, apple cider vinegar, mustard, sugar, 2 tbsp. celery seed, salt and pepper and milk. whisk until smooth,

4Pour over the macaroni mix and mix well until combined. slice the remaining eggs and lay over top. Sprinkle with paprika and the remaining celery seed.

About this Recipe

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