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Tangy Tuna Macaroni Salad

Rated as 3.71 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  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. 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.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 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.

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Most helpful positive review

I made a few changes to make it more to my personal tastes and cut the fat a bit. I used a full cup of fat free plain yogurt and only 1/4 cup light mayo. I didn't use olives or the seasonings s...

Most helpful critical review

Tasted awful. I think the mayo/yogurt combo was horrible.

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I made a few changes to make it more to my personal tastes and cut the fat a bit. I used a full cup of fat free plain yogurt and only 1/4 cup light mayo. I didn't use olives or the seasonings s...

A good starting point, but kind of boring. The only substitution I made was fresh peapods for the frozen peas, and I'm glad I did--it provided more crunch. In the future, I might double the tuna...

Great recipe with endless possibilities. We added sweet corn along with the peas, and added hardboiled egg to the mixture.

Loved this version but finicky eaters at home caused me to substitute the celery for apples. My kids love this version. For more grownup tastes we added capers instead of green olives. Delicio...

Okay...I was one of THOSE people. I didn't follow the recipe exactly. I used what I had available. I added sour cream and used less mayo. I'm not a big mayo person. I didn't measure. I just comb...

Tasted awful. I think the mayo/yogurt combo was horrible.

Pretty good recipe. I combined these ingredients with those of another tuna macaroni salad recipe...would definitely make again