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The BEST Macaroni Salad You Will EVER Have!!

Rated as 4.05 out of 5 Stars
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"This macaroni salad has been in my family for generations. and I have never had anyone say they don't love it! I have friends who constantly ask me for the recipe, yet I have never given it out....until now. This salad is the BEST macaroni salad in the world, you just gotta try it to believe me! Please rate if you like it! I love to serve this with hamburgers or bratwurst on a summer day! This goes very well at any party and even at Thanksgiving!"
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 367
Original recipe yields 14 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool completely; drain.
  2. Mix macaroni, tuna, eggs, tomatoes, onion, and cucumber in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk salad dressing and milk together in a separate bowl until smooth. Beat sugar, mustard, pepper, and salt into the dressing mixture; pour over the macaroni mixture and stir to coat.
  4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 367 calories; 17.1 38.1 13.9 116 762 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is a great salad! I like a few more tomatoes in mine but otherwise it was perfect! Thanks.

Most helpful critical review

WAY too much dressing which was WAY too sweet, I did not like the raw onion and cucumbers in it either...but I could substitute more to my taste green pepper and get the same effect. The tomat...

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This is a great salad! I like a few more tomatoes in mine but otherwise it was perfect! Thanks.

Was looking for some summer comfort food and this fit the bill. I used a tablespoon of honey instead of sugar. So good.

I love this recipe! I tried it the first way, and felt it was a little too tangy and too much dressing, so I used 1 1/2 cups of Miracle Whip and 3/4 cup of Hellman's mayo, and cut the milk to a...

u r so right !!! this is the best mac salad i ever ate, and i've eaten many.thank you for sharing.it makes plenty for a crowd .my pickey son loved it.said it was the best salad i ever made ,howe...

Very good and easy. After reading other reviews I only used 1/2 the amount of Miracle Whip (still a bit too much I'd say). I used 2 Tbsp of mustard and also substituted the sugar with 1 Tbsp hon...

Yielded way to much sauce so I will reduce milk and dressing next time. I used mayo instead of miracle whip so the sweetness was perfect.

WAY too much dressing which was WAY too sweet, I did not like the raw onion and cucumbers in it either...but I could substitute more to my taste green pepper and get the same effect. The tomat...

made this salad and was really good but i added half of the mayo i think it was too much and added less milk

I have easily made this recipe at least 15-20 times in the past 2 years since I first discovered the recipe. I do make a few modifications (though it's perfectly great as written!): I omit the t...