7 Reviews

You're right, the dressing makes this salad fantastic. Plus, it tastes even better if its been chilled first, preferably made the night before. I added carrot slivers and chopped scallions. Absolutely delicious and everyone always asks me for the recipe.

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mleslick August 19, 2008

This really is the BEST Macaroni Salad!! For years, I've tried to duplicate the mac salad I grew up on and this is pretty darn close - and hubby thinks so too! I agree with another reviewer about the tuna - I wasn't going to add it but I had a can in the pantry that had been there for some time and I didn't think I liked tuna anymore - well, this changed my mind! Omitted the green pepper and tomato and used green peas instead due to personal preference. Vinegar was cider and mustard was dijon. Totally awesome! I made this last week to go with cheeseburgers on the grill and hubby and I couldn't stop eating this while the burgers were cooking. Tonite is grill nite again and I've been asked to make sure I make a double batch this time - which I did :). Thanks so much for sharing!

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Pinot Grigio April 22, 2008

When it comes to macaroni salad, I have been around the block a time or two. This salad is one of the best I have tried. You are right, it is all about the pasta and that scrumptious dressing. I sub'd celery for green pepper and peas for the tomato. You can vary the ingredients according to what is seasonably fresh. Thanks, Edith. You have got a real winner.

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ratherbeswimmin' April 02, 2007

I think this is FANTASTIC! From just looking at the recipe, you don't think it's anything outstanding, but it IS! The dressing (and tuna) really makes it special. I really thought that I would need to add a bit of sugar to the dressing, but the (homegrown) tomato added just the perfect sweetness. I added some chopped white onion and some frozen peas instead of green pepper (I thought I had a green pepper, but I didn't). I really recommend using the optional tuna. I will make this again for sure. I can't wait to make it with the green pepper! Thanx for sharing this.

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*Parsley* August 05, 2006

Very good and simple macaroni salad that was great for supper when it was too hot to cook. I liked adding the peppers and tomatoes but next time I may add some more veggies with the tuna. Thanks for sharing!

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ellie_ July 09, 2005

This was really good. I left out the green pepper (kids don't like it) and we all enjoyed it. I will definitely make it again. Thanks!

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kris in ks February 28, 2005

Macaroni and tuna salad has always been one of my favorites, but I have always just added plain old mayo to it. This dressing certainly enhances the flavor of the salad. Left out the green pepper. All in all, a good recipe. Next time will experiment with different veggies as you suggest. Thanks for posting.

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Marie September 09, 2004
Best Macaroni Salad