Macaroni Tuna Salad Recipe makes a simple, pasta seafood salad so quick and easy yet so delicious.
Made with convenient and delicious canned tuna, green beans, fresh tomatoes, red, green or other colored bell peppers, celery and onions can be served as a light entree, hot or cold.
You will want to serve this delicious dish often to family, friends or casual guests.
Also including here is a delicious Tuna Salad Sandwich recipe for your dinning pleasure.
Bring water and salt to a boil.
Stir in macaroni.
Return to boil
and cook 12-15 minutes or until it reaches the softness you desire.
Stir in tuna with oil.
Stir in the vegetables except the lettuce. Save some of the tomatoes for garnish, if desired.
Gently fold in the mayonnaise.
If using as an entree, it is especially delightful served immediately while still hot.
If serving as a
salad, line a platter with lettuce leaves, and heap the salad in the
Garnish with the saved tomatoes and slices of cucumber.
salad with plastic wrap and chill before serving.
TIP: This Macaroni Tuna Salad Recipe can be served in a large salad bowl, on a platter, in individual serving bowls or plates.
For convenience, make individual salads ahead of time and chill in refrigerator before serving.
Store leftovers in refrigerator.
Drain tuna and place in a mixing bowl.
Sprinkle on lemon or lime juice and stir in.
Add boiled egg, chopped pickle and onion.
Add enough salad dressing to moisten to your taste and preference.
Can eat immediately or for best flavor, chill a few hours before serving.
Serve as filling between toasted bread slices for a sandwich or on a bed of lettuce leaves for a salad.
NOTE: Tuna is an excellent source of the nutrient Omega-6.