Tuna Mac Salad

Tuna Mac Salad
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Recipe type: Salads
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Serves: 6
 
An easy anytime salad that can be made with ingredients that are usually on hand. Make ahead; Low fat; Low cholesterol.
Ingredients
  • 4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1⅓ cups medium shell pasta, cooked, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 9½ oz. can tuna packed in water, drained well and flaked
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • ¾ cup nonfat ranch salad dressing
  • ¾ cup shredded nonfat cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons sliced green onions
Instructions
  1. Place lettuce in bottom of a 3 quart glass bowl
  2. Top with pasta, cucumber, tomatoes, tuna and peas.
  3. Spread salad dressing in one layer over the top
  4. Sprinkle with cheese and green onions.
  5. Cover tightly and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  6. Toss salad just before serving.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 244 Fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 34g Sodium: 604mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 23g Cholesterol: 8mg