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 1/2 cups cooked whole grain pasta
  • 2 – 5 oz. cans Genova Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup diced bread and butter pickles
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper (1/2 of a pepper)
  • 1/2 cup diced celery (2 stalks)
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to personal taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, or to personal taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water until cold.
  3. Combine the peas, bread and butter pickles, bell pepper, celery, carrot, and onion.
  4. Add in the cooled pasta, salt, 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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