Tuna-Macaroni Salad

Treat your family to a flavorful pasta and tuna salad - perfect for dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (7 oz) elbow macaroni
1/2
cup frozen green peas, thawed
1
can (9 oz) tuna, drained
1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz), if desired
1/4
cup sweet pickle relish, if desired
2
teaspoons lemon juice
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
medium stalk celery, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1 Cook macaroni as directed on package, adding peas for last 4 to 6 minutes of cooking; rinse with cold water and drain.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix macaroni, peas and remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 cup)
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    780mg
    780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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