Mom's Tuna-Macaroni Salad

Mom’s Tuna-Macaroni Salad

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Preparation time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
15 minutes.


6 main-dish servings

Serving size:
2 cups

In a large bowl, lightly toss the tuna, macaroni, peas, onion, celery, and red pepper until mixed. In a smaller bowl, combine the mayonnaise, yogurt, mustard, and black pepper until well blended. Pour the mayonnaise mixture over the pasta and carefully mix until the pasta is evenly coated with the dressing. Sprinkle the egg pieces over the top, and chill well before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 260 calories, Carbohydrates: 33 g, Protein: 13 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1.5 g, Cholesterol: 50 mg, Sodium: 270 mg, Fiber: 5 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 meat, 1 fat, 2 starch. Carbohydrate choices: 2.

This column is written by Sandy Bjerkness, R.D., L.D., a research dietitian and freelance writer from Rochester, Minnesota.




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