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Eagle Salad Recipe
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Eagle Salad

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"Don't worry! It's not really eagle! This is an easy elbow macaroni salad that my Aunt makes. Everybody LOVES it!"

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Original recipe makes 5 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  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 to chill. Set aside to dry.
  2. Mix together the cooled macaroni noodles, mayonnaise, onion and tuna in a bowl. Taste and add more mayonnaise, if desired. Season with salt and black pepper. Refrigerate until serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 05, 2005

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! :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 06, 2010

Not bad, but definitely needs some spicing up. However, a glance at the recipe should tell you this. There is no reason you can't add some italian seasoning, tomatoes, and pickles, which is what I did. I also chopped up the last few hearts of palm I had in the jar to add to this salad. Served at a bbq today and several people commented that it was good. Thanks for the recipe!


27 Ratings

Aug 29, 2005

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 ;)

Jan 20, 2005

This is an awesome lunch!!! Love this tuna salad.

Sep 13, 2010

WOW! When I posted this I definitely thought it was private, I'm glad everybody likes this!! I can't figure out how to edit this, so I'll say this: 2 tablespoons = two heaps of the big spoon in your silverware drawer. Add salt & pepper (or garlic powder or greek seasoning) to taste. I am an onion fiend, that's why it calls for so much onion. :D

Nov 11, 2007

This was a simple yet tasy recipe! Great for a quick lunch (and leftovers the next day). I took another users tip and left out some of the onion; I added some diced black olives, celery salt and salt and pepper to taste! I think it would have been a little bland without the celery salt and pepper...but overall a good recipe! I'll definetley make it again.

Jun 06, 2011

My Mom has made a version of this since we were kids..she uses an equal amount of mayo and miracle whip, and adds canned peas and shredded cheddar. Sometiems she'll use shell pasta instead.

Nov 04, 2008

This is kind of boring. The 2 tablespoons of Mayo is not enough. I close to doubled that and threw in some salt and pepper just for some extra flavor. It was very easy however!


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  • Calories
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.1 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 13.4 g
  • 27%
  • Sodium
  • 293 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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