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Mandarin Tuna Salad Recipe

Elizabeth Kennedy of Dover, Delaware gives tuna salad a twist by adding crisp apple pieces and tangy mandarin oranges. "Every summer I get requests from my husband and daughters to make this dish," she notes. "There's never any left over."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can (9 ounces) water-packed tuna, drained
  • 1 cup chopped apple
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  • 1. Prepare macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add the oranges, tuna, apple and celery. In a small bowl, combine the Miracle Whip, lemon juice and salt; fold into macaroni mixture. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 176 calories, 1g fat (0.550g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 453mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat

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Reviewed May. 24, 2015 Edited Jul. 24, 2015

"I make this a few times every summer. Always a big hit!"

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