Best Macaroni Tuna Salad

The best macaroni salad is one that is bursting with flavor and easy to make. This salad can be ready in less than 30 minutes!

20 Minutes Total Time

4 Servings


  • 3 and 1/2 cups cooked whole grain pasta
  • 2 – 5 oz. cans Genova Albacore Tuna in Olive Oil
  • Seasoned salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup bread and butter pickles
  • 1/2 cup (1/2 of a pepper) red pepper
  • 1/2 cup (2 stalks) celery
  • 1 cup carrot sticks
  • 1/2 cup onion diced


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water until cold.
  3. Prep the veggies (measure all AFTER dicing): let the peas thaw, dice the bread and butter pickles, dice the bell pepper, dice the celery, dice the carrot sticks, dice the onion.
  4. Add in the cooled pasta, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and garlic powder.
  5. Thoroughly drain the tuna and mix that in.
  6. Stir until everything is well coated.
  7. Store in the fridge until serving (best served when the salad has been chilled).


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