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Tuna-Macaroni Salad

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Tuna-Macaroni Salad
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
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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)

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    For 1 gram of fat and 210 calories per serving, use fat-free mayonnaise, reduced-fat Cheddar cheese and water-packed tuna.

Nutrition Information

450 Calories, 30g Total Fat, 15g Protein, 29g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 cup)
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
270
Total Fat
30g
46%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
10%
Sugars
2g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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