STREAMING NOW: Taste in Translation

Tuna Vegetable Macaroni Salad

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“A really great salad! Make sure to leave in the fridge for a minimum of 4 or more hours before serving. All ingredients can be adjusted to suit taste. I just use 2 small cans of tuna, or one realy large can, it really almost equals 2 cups, you can add in more if desired.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) packagemacaroni-style pasta, cooked to firm-tender and drained well
  • 2 cups solid white tuna, drained
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables, cooked drained and cooled
  • 12 cup diced celery
  • 12 cup sweet gherkin, chopped
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, coarsley chopped
  • 14 cup finely chopped onion
  • 14 cup sweet relish (or to taste)
  • 1 -2 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 cup mayonnaise (can use more if desired, Hellman's is best)
  • salt and pepper


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the mayo, mustard, sweet relish, salt and pepper; mix well to combine, adjust all ingredients to suit taste.
  2. In a large bowl,toss together the cooked and cooled pasta, well drained tuna, cooled vegetables, celery, sweet gherkins, chopped eggs and onion; mix well to combine.
  3. Mix in the mayonnaise mixture; toss well to combine.
  4. Season with more salt and pepper if desired.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 4 or more hours.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a