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Quick'N Cool Summer Salad

Quick'N Cool Summer Salad

47 Ratings
47 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Try this fun macaroni salad that combines vegetables, tuna, onions, cheese, and pickles with a creamy dressing. It's great for your next cookout or picnic with family and friends.

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 1 can green beans (16 ounce, drained, or other vegetable)
  • 1 can tuna packed in water (6.5 ounces, drained and flaked)
  • 1 cup cheese (diced)
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickles (diced)
  • 1/2 cup onion (diced)
  • 1 cup yogurt, plain
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise, light
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned pepper

Directions

1. Prepare elbow macaroni according to package directions and drain.

2. Add vegetables, tuna, onions, cheese, and pickles.

3. Mix yogurt, salad dressing, lemon juice, salt and seasoned pepper.

4. Toss with macaroni mixture.

5. Chill before serving.

6. Refrigerate leftovers promptly.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source: Washington State University Extension,
Favorite Recipes for Family Meals

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (186g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 374
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Sodium 541 mg
Carbohydrates 51 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 18 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 201 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 272 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 374
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 6 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 41 mg
Cholesterol 27 mg
Carbohydrates 51 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 18 g
Minerals
Calcium 201 mg
Potassium 272 mg
Sodium 541 mg
Copper 188 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 48 mg
Phosphorus 243 mg
Selenium 54 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 60 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.8 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 34 mcg
Folate 187 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 32 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Grains 2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces
Dairy 1/2 cups

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