Grandma Wells's Tuna Macaroni Salad

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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

How to Make Grandma Wells's Tuna Macaroni Salad

Step-by-Step

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

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About Grandma Wells's Tuna Macaroni Salad

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




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