5 from 7 votes
Retro Tuna Macaroni Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
9 mins

Retro Tuna Macaroni Salad just like mom used to make, fast , easy and delicious! My secret is to add pickles to give it a great tangy taste! 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: North American
Servings: 10
Calories: 96 kcal
  • 1 g box of Catelli Ancient Grains Macaroni 340
  • 3-4 hard boiled eggs peeled and chopped
  • 8 stalks of green onions chopped
  • 1/3 cup celery chopped finely
  • 2 medium dill pickles chopped finely
  • 2 oz cans of tuna drained well 8 .
  • ¾ cup light mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup light whipped salad dressing
  • 3-4 tbsp . sweet relish to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pasta, eggs, celery, pickles, green onions and tuna. Toss with a fork to combine.
  3. In a measuring cup, mix the mayo, whipped dressing, relish and pepper Taste and add more relish or pepper as needed.
  4. Pour the dressing over the macaroni and stir gently to combine.
  5. Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.
  6. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Try olives, they are delicious and totally retro!

Nutrition Facts
Retro Tuna Macaroni Salad
Amount Per Serving (12 g)
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 462mg 19%
Potassium 90mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Sugars 4g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 5.8%
Vitamin C 2.4%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 3.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.