Thursday, January 15, 2015

Tuna Macaroni Salad with Cranberries

Happy Thursday!

This treat is a mix of basic with a little kick.
The other night I came home and put this together in under 25 minutes.

ingredients:
-1/2 box of elbow pasta
-2 cans of tuna 
-pinch of salt
-2 tablespoons of mayonnaise
-shredded carrots
-shredded lettuce
-cranberry


Boil the water add pinch of salt and add the pasta till tenderness is to your liking.
Drain and place in large bowl.

Shred enough carrots to make a handful and same with the lettuce.
Add the tuna and mayo to bowl of pasta, mix in the veggies.
Let it cool in the fridge for about half an hour. 

At this point it's ready to eat as is but I wanted an extra kick so I picked cranberries.
My daughter wanted the dried cranberries but I chose the canned.

The sweet/tart flavor was an added treat indeed.
We loved it, quick and easy and healthy.

Always stress free xo.

6 comments:

  1. Love this pasta dish you put together and under 30 minutes, count me in! :-) Looks great!
    Cathy @ three kids and a fish

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    1. Cathy, thank you :) coming from you its so appreciated! Thanks for visit.

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  2. I am definitely going to add cranberries to my tuna salad the next time - great share. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with fun family and friends - enjoy!

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    1. Antionette, I hope you do it was a real pleasant surprise! Have great weekend as well:)

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  3. You brought such a delicious recipe to our party! Thank you. Pinned and tweeted. We feel honored that you take the time to stop by our party. I hope to see you on tonight at 7 pm. We love to party with you! Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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