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Tuna and Cheddar macaroni salad

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This is the Tuna and Cheddar macaroni salad recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 6 min
Yields 4 - 6 Servings
tuna and cheddar macaroni salad

Ingredients

  • 1 Box (13 oz – 375 g) macaroni
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) plain Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dill pickles, chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh dill, chopped
  • 5 oz (150 g) Canadian Cheddar diced
  • 1 can (6 oz – 180 g) tuna packed in water, drained
  • Freshly ground pepper
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Preparation

In a large saucepan, cook macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and cool under cold water. Drain again.

Meanwhile, mix mayonnaise and yogurt in a large bowl.

Add remaining ingredients, stir well and serve.

Tips

Variations:Cheese alternatives: Canadian Mozzarella, Havarti, Gouda.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 457 Calories
Protein: 22 g
Carbohydrate: 49 g
Fat: 19 g
Fibre: 6.2 g
Sodium: 370 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 19 % / 213 mg
Folate: 73 %
Selenium: 139 %
Thiamin: 46 %
Vitamin B12: 55 %