Mom's Tuna Mac Salad

barbara lentz


I grew up in a big family. My mom would always make this easy and delish macaroni salad. I remember her using a whole jar of miracle whip for the sauce. It was great.


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16 oz
elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
14 oz
can peas drained
1 small
can tuna drained
1 large
onion chopped
8 large
eggs boiled and peeled
1 c
cheddar cheese chopped small
4 c
miracle whip
1/4 c
yellow mustard
1/2 c
1 tsp
each salt, celery seed, onion powder, and garlic powder
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/4 c
2 Tbsp

How to Make Mom's Tuna Mac Salad


  • 1Mix first six ingredients together leaving 3 eggs for topping. Set aside.
  • 2In separate bowl mix remaining ingredients except paprika until smooth. Pour over macaroni mixture and stir until well combined.
  • 3Top with other 3 egg slices and sprinkle paprika on top. Refrigerate until well chilled.

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About Mom's Tuna Mac Salad

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

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