Grandmother's Seafood Salad

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Melanie B

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@MelBelle

My ex-husband's Grandmother made this every year for Thanksgiving and my MIL makes it at Christmas and now at Thanksgiving since her mother has passed. I asked her one time why this was on her holiday menu and she said that her mom made it every year growing up. They live in south Mississippi, so I guess it's appropriate. I love it.

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Moist, creamy and smooth this recipe is perfect. The light use of mayo is great... just enough to hold it together is all you need. This is lovely as a side dish, but would be great as a meal or an appetizer too! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 9 votes

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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    small shell pasta ( i used 1/2 lb )
  • 2
    eggs hardboiled & chopped
  • 1/2 c
    celery chopped
  • 1/4 c
    onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    dill pickle finely chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    small shrimp, juices drained (or chop fresh boiled shrimp in half or thirds)
  • 1 can(s)
    crab meat, juices drained
  • 1 can(s)
    albacore tuna, juices drained
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Grandmother's Seafood Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook the noodles and cool.
  2. Hard boil eggs and cool.
  3. Add everything and mix gently.
  4. Add mayo to moisten (maybe 1/2 cup).
    Salt and pepper to taste

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