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Tangy Tuna Macaroni Salad Recipe
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Tangy Tuna Macaroni Salad Recipe

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A well-seasoned vinegar, mayonnaise and yogurt dressing perks up this chilled tuna and macaroni salad sent in by field editor Ruth Peterson of Jenison, Michigan. Green peas, parsley and olives add color to the medley.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 163 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 540 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat.

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package direction; drain and rinse in cold water. In a serving bowl, combine the macaroni, celery, tuna, peas, parsley and olives.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; add to tuna mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tangy Tuna Macaroni Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p44

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 163 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 540 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed May. 28, 2010

I did not care for the flavor of the dressing at all.

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Reviewed May. 13, 2009

This is sooo good! 5 stars!!

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