Tuna Macaroni Salad Recipe

 

Family favorite tuna macaroni salad, made with canned tuna, elbow macaroni pasta, bell peppers, parsley, green onion, iceberg lettuce, and mayonnaise.

What you will need

1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni

1 teaspoon salt

1 quart water

1/2 cup chopped green onion, including green onion greens

1 cup chopped red, orange, or yellow bell pepper

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 (5 oz) cans of tuna, packed in olive oil (do not drain), or if you get tuna packed in water, drain the water out and add 2-3 Tbsp olive oil.

2 stalks of celery, chopped (about 1 cup)

2 Tbsp lemon juice

1/4-1/3 a head of lettuce (preferably iceberg lettuce), sliced first and roughly chopped into 2 inch long strips

1/4 cup mayonnaise (more to taste)

1/2 teaspoon paprika (we use sweet Hungarian)

Fresh ground pepper

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