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.