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

  • 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

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About Grandma Wells's Tuna Macaroni Salad

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