Classic Tuna Macaroni Salad {Tastes of Lizzy T}
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5 from 4 votes

Classic Tuna Macaroni Salad

This is our family's simple & classic macaroni salad recipe that we love serving at picnics!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20
Calories: 128kcal


  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 large hard boiled eggs diced
  • 10 ounces tuna fish drained
  • 15 ounces peas drained or defrosted
  • 1 1/2 cups Miracle Whip or mayonnaise
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Prepare the macaroni noodles according to the package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain well. 
  • Add in the diced hard boiled eggs, tuna, peas and Miracle Whip. Mix well. Store in the fridge until serving.
  • Optional add-ins: salt, pepper, mustard, celery, onion, cucumber. You can add in just about anything you'd like!



You can use either Miracle Whip or mayonnaise, whichever you like best!


Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4.8% | Vitamin C: 10.3% | Calcium: 1.6% | Iron: 4.6%