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Tuna Macaroni Salad

The best classic tuna macaroni salad! Perfect as a side dish or the main event.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Macaroni Salad, Pasta, Tuna Macaroni Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 10


  • 1 lb macaroni noodles
  • 1 12oz can tuna (drained)
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 12oz bag frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Hard boil your eggs. Here's the method I prefer that's super easy and quick - boil water in a small pot. Once boiling, use a spoon to gently set each egg down in the water. Be careful not to drop too hard or it will crack. Leave them in for approximately 8-10 minutes depending on how done you like them. Remove from boiling water and place them in a bowl of cool water to cool them down. Peel and chop them up for the salad.

  2. Cook noodles according to package. Add the frozen peas and carrots the last two minutes before done. Drain and rinse in cool water.

  3. In a large bowl, add the mayo and chicken broth and mix well. Add the rest of the ingredients and toss it all together. Let it sit in the refrigerator a few hours before serving or make it the night before.