Total Time
30mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

My mom's renowned macaroni salad, which is perfect as a light meal or served as a side dish. We affectionately dubbed this to be "Catholic" macaroni salad because it's perfect for those Fridays during Lent! This recipe makes a generous batch which works great for big potlucks, but scale down if you don't want as many leftovers.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook elbows about 6-8 mins until tender, but not soft.
  2. Rinse with cold water and drain well.
  3. Stir in about 1 cup of Miracle Whip and pickle juice until elbows are coated.
  4. Meanwhile, microwave frozen peas for 1 minute in a few teaspoons of water, then drain.
  5. Toss in chopped eggs & tuna, then add carrots, celery, onion, and peas.
  6. Add about another cup of Miracle Whip, salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Stir well to make sure everything is lightly coated, but do not over stir.
  8. Top with sliced eggs if desired and a sprinkle of paprika.