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Macaroni Salad with Tuna and Bacon

Macaroni salad is a delicious side dish for any backyard barbecue, party, or family dinner. 

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Macaroni salad is a delicious side dish for any backyard barbecue, party, or family dinner. 

Ingredients

  • 1 box of elbow macaroni
  • Salt, to taste
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 2 cans of tuna, drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 green onion, diced
  • 1/2 Cup mayonnaise
  • Pepper, to taste

Directions

Cook the macaroni two minutes less than packaged directions say, then drain, and set aside. Add salt to taste.

Cook six slices of bacon on medium high heat for about 3 minutes on each side or until bacon is crisp. Place on paper towel to drain oil, set aside.

Once the macaroni has cooled, add two cans of tuna, diced red bell pepper, diced green onion, and ½ cup mayonnaise. Mix until all ingredients are combined and add pepper to taste. Serve. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving946
Total Fat42g65%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated10g48%
Cholesterol96mg32%
Protein51g100%
Carbs88g29%
Vitamin A84µg9%
Vitamin B124µg70%
Vitamin B60.9mg43.6%
Vitamin C40mg67%
Vitamin D2µg1%
Vitamin E1mg7%
Vitamin K27µg34%
Calcium68mg7%
Fiber5g19%
Folate (food)48µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)48µg12%
Iron5mg26%
Magnesium109mg27%
Monounsaturated13gN/A
Niacin (B3)20mg100%
Phosphorus507mg72%
Polyunsaturated17gN/A
Potassium727mg21%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg15.9%
Sodium892mg37%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg19.2%
Zinc3mg22%