What Are Some Good Recipes for Cold Tuna Macaroni Salad?

What Are Some Good Recipes for Cold Tuna Macaroni Salad?

What Are Some Good Recipes for Cold Tuna Macaroni Salad?

One recipe for tuna macaroni salad combines 1 cup cooked macaroni with 5 ounces canned tuna, 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1 cup frozen peas, 1/2 cup chopped red onion and 1/4 teaspoon dill. Mix well and refrigerate until the pasta is cold.

To make tuna macaroni salad with peas, cook a 7-ounce package of macaroni and add 1 cup of peas during the last four to six minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse the macaroni with cold water. Add 9 ounces canned tuna, 1 cup mayonnaise, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice, 1 stalk chopped celery, 1/4 cup chopped onion, salt and pepper to the salad and mix well. Optional ingredients include 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or 1/4 cup prepared sweet relish. Refrigerate the pasta for one hour before serving.

For another tuna macaroni salad recipe, cook a 7-ounce package of macaroni and drain. Add 6 ounces canned tuna, 1 shredded carrot and 1/4 of a chopped onion to the macaroni. In a separate bowl, combine 3/4 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup milk, 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon dill, salt and pepper, and add the mixture to the pasta. Mix well and refrigerate for one to two hours before serving.