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Tuna Pasta Salad

Classic summer dish with macaroni, fresh veggies, and a creamy dressing.
Kid friendly
Bowl of macaroni noodles with tuna and vegetable cubes.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Makes: 6 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

2 cups macaroni, uncooked
2 cans (5 ounces each) tuna or salmon (water-packed)
½ cup chopped zucchini (about ⅓ small zucchini)
¼ cup sliced carrots (about 1 carrot)
⅓ cup diced onion
¼ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rinse or scrub fresh vegetables under running water before preparing.
  3. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain the cooking liquid and cool.
  4. Drain tuna or salmon.
  5. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Chill until ready to serve.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Try whole wheat pasta to include whole grains.

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