Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tuna Macaroni Salad

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"Great for summer nights when you don't want to cook!"


1 d 1 h 30 m servings 580 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 580 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 37.9 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.9g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 15.3 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 851 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until done. Drain.
  2. Marinate macaroni in Italian dressing for 2 to 3 hours or overnight.
  3. Mix sour cream, mayonnaise, onion, celery, garlic powder, tuna, and salt and pepper into macaroni. Chill before serving.
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  1. 164 Ratings


I have made this recipe quite a few times since discovering it in November. I am giving it 5 stars because my husband loves it and requests it at least once a month (and I have to double the qu...

I had high hopes for this salad because of the marinating process. But in the end it wasn't too much different than any other macaroni salad. The second time I made it I used 1/2c non-fat plain ...

Good as is, also good with a few alterations for a healthier version- used one box wheat pasta, added low fat ceaser dressing, miracle whip and sour lean. No need to marinate overnight. I also...

This was EXCELLENT! The pasta just BURST with flavor due to marinating it over night. I didn't have celery, but added tomatoes instead. I'll bet it'd be good with black olives too!

My husband and son loved this. I did this on the fly, without marinating and it came out great. He's a big fan of macoroni salad and he loved the lighter dressing! I added 2 cans tuna, green oli...

I made this recipe with the following changes: I used 1/2 cup Miracle Whip, 1/2 Canola Mayo in place of the mayonnaise and I did not marinade overnight as I never plan ahead. I added all the i...

I made this for my family reunion and everyone loved it! It had a wonderful flavor from the italian dressing that was a huge hit!!! I didn't have any leftovers and several people went home wit...

Delicious! I made it with fat-free Italian salad dressing, light, (low-fat) Miracle Whip, and low-fat sour cream. It is still scrumptious!!

Although it's not summer, I had to try this. It sounded so good for lunch!! It was as good as it sounded. I used low fat rasberry vinegarette as the marinade,low fat mayo, and sour cream. I als...