Tuna-Macaroni Salad

Tuna-Macaroni Salad

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

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Lighter Tuna-Macaroni Salad:
For 1 gram of fat and 210 calories per serving, use fat-free mayonnaise, reduced-fat Cheddar cheese and water-packed tuna.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (about 1 cup))
  • Calories 450
    • (Calories from Fat 270),
  • Total Fat 30g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 780mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.