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Ann's Special Tuna Salad Recipe

Nothing is better at a potluck than a macaroni salad. This tuna salad features delicious celery, green onions and pimientos adding tasty flavor. This salad will be gone in no time.—Ann Kaiser, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup small shell macaroni
  • 1 can (14 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions with tops
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained or 1 tomato, seeded and diced or 6 radishes, sliced
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 tablespoon sweet or dill pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream or milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Cook macaroni in boiling salted water until tender. Rinse in cold water and drain. Place in a large bowl. Add tuna, celery, onions, peas and pimientos; toss gently to mix. Combine Miracle Whip, pickle relish, ketchup, mustard and cream; fold into the salad. Add salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving. Garnish with parsley. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 434 calories, 31 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 536 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.