Magnificent Macaroni Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a wonderful salad that goes great with everything. I'm not particularly fond of elbow macaroni so I experimented with the shells. Don't expect this to last for another meal. It'll be gone before you know it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook shells per directions.
  2. Remove yolks from hard boiled eggs.
  3. Mash egg yolks with buttermilk, mayo, sugar, salt and pepper.
  4. This makes the dressing.
  5. Drain shells and rinse with cold water.
  6. Add onion, celery, tuna fish, green and red pepper to shells.
  7. Dice egg whites and add to shells.
  8. Pour dressing over shells.
  9. Add paprika and parsley.
  10. Toss.


Most Helpful

I just finished making this salad. I hope you don't mind--I added about 1Tbl of honey mustard and 1/4 cup sour cream as we like the tang. Anyway, even at room temp, it is delicious. I DO like the idea of the mashed egg yolks. What a nice flavor!! I am going to try your chicken paprikash next. Keep on cookin'

Pat McCardle May 06, 2002

Very good, I scaled down to 4 servings and changed the tuna to fake crab.

tamibic June 20, 2002

Pat that sounds like a really great idea. Every recipe can use a little tweeking. I'm going to try it myself. Thanks for the comment and idea

Carole Whitmore May 07, 2002

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