Mom's Tuna Macaroni Salad for a crowd

barbara lentz


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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25 to 35
10 Min
20 Min
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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
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
2 c
3 Tbsp
celery seed divided
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp

How to Make Mom's Tuna Macaroni Salad for a crowd


  • 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.

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About Mom's Tuna Macaroni Salad for a crowd

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

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