Tuna and Macaroni Salad Recipe

"This tuna and macaroni salad is a family favorite throughout the year. I like to make this the night before, refrigerate, and let the flavors blend together. Serve over lettuce or as a side dish."


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  • 1 (12 ounce) package bow-tie pasta
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans flaked tuna, drained
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, or more to taste
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
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    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, about 10 minutes. Add peas and continue cooking for 2 minutes. Drain pasta and peas and chill quickly by rinsing with cold water.
    2. Transfer pasta and peas to a large bowl. Mix in tuna, celery, green onion, dill, and carrot until well blended.
    3. Mix mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl. Blend into macaroni mixture.


    • Cook’s Note:
    • You can use regular or light mayonnaise.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 420 calories;23.3 g fat;35.8 g carbohydrates;17.8 g protein;23 mg cholesterol;283 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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