Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tuna Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Laura Cook


Ok, I know these ingredients sound odd together, but I have taken it to church suppers, and it seems to go over well, as I never get to bring any leftovers home! My kids grew up with this one too.


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35 Min
25 Min
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  • box
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • can(s)
    tuna, packed in water
  • c
    green olives
  • sprig(s)
    chopped celery or celery salt
  • c
    mayonnaise or lite mayonnaise

How to Make Tuna Macaroni Salad


  1. Cook elbow macaroni til just done, and drain.
  2. In the meantime, dice one stalk of celery, (or add one teaspoon of celery salt) and open 2 cans of tuna.
  3. In a large bowl, combine elbows, celery, tuna,1 c. green olives, and 1/2 c. mayonnaise. Mix well. (Add more if it seems too dry) *Optional:I have also added a can of mushrooms to bulk it up! That's it!

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About Tuna Macaroni Salad

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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