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Tuna Macaroni Salad
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4.84 from 12 votes

Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tuna Macaroni Salad is a classic potluck recipe and is so easy to throw together. It is creamy and delicious with lots of hard-boiled egg, peas, celery, onion, and sweet pickle relish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 10


  • 1 pound elbow pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 (12-ounce) can tuna, drained
  • 1 1/3 cups mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding the peas the last minute of cooking time. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain again and add to a large bowl.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir to mix.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve. Can be made a day in advance.