Cold Tuna Macaroni Salad


This macaroni salad with tuna is best served on a sunny summer day with a fresh muffin on the side.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins


  • 1 (12 ounce) package macaroni

  • 3 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and diced

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 (12 ounce) can tuna

  • 1 ½ cups light mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon Italian-style salad dressing

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper


  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente; rinse under cold water and drain.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, tomatoes, celery, and tuna.

  3. Prepare the dressing by whisking together the mayonnaise, salad dressing, sugar, and pepper. Add to pasta salad, mix together, and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

499 Calories
22g Fat
53g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 499
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 495mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 10mg 51%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 512mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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