This tuna salad is the perfect quick and easy dinner. Made with diced zucchini, carrots and onions, it's a great way to get a high-protein and nutritious meal.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 4

Cooking Tips

Try whole wheat pasta to include whole grains.


  • 2 cups macaroni, uncooked
  • 2 cans (5 ounces each) tuna or salmon in water
  • 1/2 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1/4 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing


  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain the cooking liquid and cool.
  • Drain tuna or salmon.
  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Chill until ready to serve.
  • Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Food Hero, Oregon State University Extension Service.

Nutrition Information

Amount per 1 cup



% DV*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 170mg
Total Carbs 28g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Added Sugars
Protein 14g
Vitamin D 
2% Calcium 
10% Iron

*Percent Daily Values are included where available. They are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.