Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

Macaroni salad the way mom used to make. Measurements are more according to taste - add more or less of what you like/don't like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the macaroni in water with a pinch or so of salt. Drain and put in a large bowl.
  2. Drain the tuna fish and mash up the chunks with a fork. Add it to the noodles.
  3. Add the radishes, celery, parsley, onion and eggs to the noodles, and mix it up.
  4. Add the mayonnaise. I like lots of mayo, some like a thin covering. Add a little at first and see if you want more. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Add a few shakes of paprika. Refrigerate for at least an hour or so.
Most Helpful

Let me be the first to review the first recipe you have posted!!! I prepared this recipe for lunch, reduced the ingredients to four servings. I wanted to use up some things in the fridge so added them to the salad; hard-boiled eggs,celery,green onions,orange pepper,chicken and radishes. I like this basic recipe, it would be good with ham and chicken too. A good, easy recipe!

Elly in Canada May 19, 2008