Tuna Mac with Peas. A family favorite comfort food. A blog is after all a place to share memories.
I couldn’t recall how it came to be that Tuna Mac with Peas became such a favorite with my sister and I….so I called her and asked her. Her earliest recollection dated back to when we were about 7 and 10. It was our Baby Sitter Dinner.
Baby Sitter Dinner? Without Mom here to clarify I can only imagine that she wanted to have a dinner that would make us comfortable and homey (as she slipped out for the evening).
Keep in mind this was Pre-TV Dinner time-frame. TV Dinners became the new Baby Sitter Dinner. Mom would take us to select our favorite novelty TV dinner. Ah the choices. I remember how much fun this was and how we viewed these as such a treat. Today I’ll trade TV Dinners for Tuna Mac with Peas any day.
- 1 pouch/can tuna
- ½ pound elbow macaroni, prepared according to package instructions
- 2 eggs, hard-boiled and chopped
- ¼ cup mayo, or more to taste
- ½ cup green peas
- salt & pepper to taste
- Combine all ingredients and chill.
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