Grandma Grace's Macaroni Salad With Tuna
140 mins (prep 20, cooking 120)
10 ingredients
10 servings
I don't know where my mother learned to make this macaroni salad, but it is a multi generation family favorite. And it is so simple! The only family get togethers where we don't make this are Thanksgiving and Christmas. I think my father would dis-own my sister and me if one of us didn't make it for Easter! It always disappears when taken to pot-lucks and picnics. There is no mustard in it, and it is the only macaroni salad my dad will eat. My mom used to use regular tuna packed in oil, but I now use solid white albacore packed in water, whole wheat pasta and canola oil mayo in an effort to "lighten it up". Prep time includes 2 hours cool time.

Categories:  tuna , salad , low-cholesterol , pasta,-rice-and-grains , beginner-cook , easy , seafood , fish , healthy , <-4-hours , pasta , saltwater-fish , low-in... , healthy-2 , elbow-macaroni , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (42.57 g)
Servings 10
Amount per Serving
Calories 187.28 Calories from Fat 173.16
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19.24g 296.01%
Saturated Fat 2.77g 138.27%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 6.46mg 21.55%
Sodium 121.62mg 50.68%
Total Carbohydrate 0.07g 0.24%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.07 g %
Protein 3.97g 79.37%
Vitamin A 371.33IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 3.02mg% Iron 0.23mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
elbow macaroni, kosher dill pickles, large, celery ribs, dried dill, salt and black pepper, fresh dill, hard-boiled egg