On a hot summer's day, you need a cool meal to beat the heat. This deluxe tuna macaroni salad contains hard-boiled egg, red onion and celery for tons of flavor and texture. The mixture spends time in the refrigerator, making it refreshing to eat both indoors and out. This hearty and filling meal works well for an an outdoor event for large groups.
Although you can choose any shape of pasta, such as cavatappi or shells, the recipe that follows calls for elbow macaroni, a traditional option for pasta salads. Add a little heat to the dish by adding a few shakes of your favorite hot sauce. Depending on what else you're serving, this tuna pasta salad can act as either a side dish or a main course. If your kids like tuna, this serves as a way to sneak some vegetables into their diet.