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dad's tuna macaroni salad

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Samantha Orso
camden, TN

My dad "Bear" used to make this when I was little. I remember he used to put peas in it ( god how I hated those ) I have since taken them out of the recipe but feel free to add them in if you so choose.

(2 ratings)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For dad's tuna macaroni salad

  • 1 box
    16 oz elbow macaroni
  • 2-3 can
    tuna in water
  • 2 c
    mayonnaise( do not use miricle whip)
  • 1 jar
    pimento stuffed green olives (sliced or salad style)
  • celery salt (to tastes)

How To Make dad's tuna macaroni salad

  • 1
    All measurements in this recipe are approximate we really never measured anything just did it to our liking.
  • 2
    Cook macaroni noodles to al dente, drain and rinse with cold water to stop cooking process.
  • 3
    Once pasta is cool open and drain tuna and place in a large mixing bowl with pasta.
  • 4
    Add mayonnaise until salad is creamy.
  • 5
    Add olives and mix salad well. Once salad is mixed well season with celery salt to desired flavor is achieved.

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