Basic Tuna Salad

    20 minutes

    About the simplest tuna salad you will ever make but just so satisfying! You can also add other ingredients such as tomato or gherkin pickles if you like.

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    Serves: 5 

    • 2 cups macaroni
    • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1 (185g) tin tuna in oil, drained
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside to dry.
    2. In a medium bowl, mix together the cooled macaroni, mayonnaise, onion and tuna. Season, taste and add more mayonnaise if desired. Refrigerate until serving.

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    This is so simple! Be sure not to but too much onion in!! I did and ended up picking all I could out to prevent MAJOR heartburn!  -  05 Oct 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Simple but satisfying, serve with a nice green salad for nigh on summer lunch perfection! I find light mayonnaise is just as good as full fat for this..and better for you  -  29 Aug 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This is an awesome lunch!!! Love this tuna salad.  -  20 Jan 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)