Basic Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe
1 - 8 ounce package macaroni
3/4 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 - 7 ounce can tuna, well drained and flaked
Cook macaroni according to package directions in well salted water. Drain and let cool.
When cooled, add in the mayonnaise, celery and tuna. Mix well and chill until ready to serve.
This variation on the basic recipe adds veggies and cheese. A nice taste difference.
Cheesy Vegetable Macaroni Salad
8 ounce package macaroni
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1 cup frozen peas
3/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated
2 tablespoons green or red pepper, minced
Cook macaroni according to package directions in well salted water. Drain and cool. Cook frozen peas until they are heated through. Drain and cool.
Stir together remaining ingredients. Mix cooled macaroni into mixture and stir well to thoroughly and evenly coat the macaroni.
Chill until ready to serve.