Cool As a Cucumber Tuna Macaroni Salad

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Parsley

Great picnic salad or serve over a bed of greens for a cool lunch. Prep time includes time to let the cucumbers sit in salt.

Top Review by Boomette

I made this macaroni salad for my son and he loved it so much. I omitted the red onion. Thanks Parsley :) Made for Name that ingredient tag game

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle the diced cucumber with the 1/2 tsp of salt and let sit in a collander over a bowl for about 20 minutes to draw out the liquid. Shake off any extra liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the macaroni according to the package. Drain and rinse with icy cold water. Drain well.
  3. Place the cooked, cooled macaroni in a large bowl.
  4. Add the halved tomatoes, onion, tuna, dill, pepper and then the cucumbers that have been sitting in the salt.
  5. Gently mix together.
  6. Stir in the sour cream, mayonnaise, and milk. Mix everything well.
  7. Chill for at least 2 hours.
  8. Taste and add more salt if needed.

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