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“When I came across this recipe, it took me a while to try it -- I just thought it sounded kinda weird. But it's oh so wonderful. It's definitely a favorite summer dish of ours -- when the tomatoes are at their peak and full of flavor.”
2hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups prepared macaroni and cheese (I use the Kraft Deluxe Mix)
  • 1 (7 ounce) canned tuna, drained and flaked (I use the tuna packed in water)
  • 13 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon instant onion
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 6 chilled tomatoes


  1. Combine first 7 ingredients and mix well.
  2. Chill in refrigerator a good 1 to 2 hours before serving.
  3. Cut the tomatoes into sixths, to within ½” of the bottom of the tomato.
  4. Spread wedges apart.
  5. Sprinkle inside of each tomato cup lightly with salt (and pepper if desired).
  6. Fill with tuna/macaroni mixture.
  7. (Prep time includes the 2 hour chilling time).

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