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Tuna Pasta Salad with a Kick


12 oz bag of Wacky Pasta or a combination of Rotelle, Schells, Ziti, Wheel Pasta

4 boiled eggs chopped finely

1 large finely chopped sweet onions

1 large finely chopped red onion

3 finely chopped celery stalks

8 oz of sweet Gherkins' pickles chopped finely

3 cups Hellmann's or your favorite Mayonnaise

2  teaspoons of Cayenne Pepper

1 tablespoon of crushed red pepper

2 tablespoons of celery seed

4 ea. 5 - 6 oz cans of Albacore Tuna

Boil Pasta per bag instructions - usually 9 to 10 minutes, boil 4 eggs
while pasta is cooking, finely chopped onions, celery, pickles
When pasta is ready, drain, cool with cool running water, drizzle drained pasta with a little olive oil to keep pasta from sticking together in colander.

When ready move pasta to mixing bowl
Mix onions, celery, pickles and boiled eggs are ready, chopped and add to mixture
Add cayenne Pepper, Mix ingredients
Add crushed  red pepper (rub flakes between hands to awaken flavor while adding to mixture
Add salt, pepper to taste, and add celery seed
Add Tuna (flake tuna to avoid lumps)
Add Mayonnaise and mix together.

Cover and chill for a hour.. and then its tuna salad with a something extra