Tuna Avocado Macaroni Salad Recipe

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Misty Published: July 12, 2021

How To Make Tuna Avocado Macaroni Salad

Enjoy a creamy tuna macaroni salad in this easy recipe. It’s made using canned tuna, avocados, and a flavorful mayo dressing for a tasty side dish.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 8ozelbow macaroni
  • 5ozwhite albacore tuna,drained
  • ½cupcarrots,shredded
  • 1small red onion,diced
  • 1red bell pepper,diced
  • 1green red bell pepper,diced
  • 2avocados,diced
  • 1cupmayonnaise
  • 2tbspcider vinegar
  • 1tbspsugar
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • chives,chopped, optional, for garnish


  1. Bring a large pot to boil and add elbow macaroni. Cook until al dente and then rinse in a colander in cold water.

  2. In a large bowl add pasta, tuna, carrots, red onion, bell peppers, and avocado. In a small bowl whisk mayonnaise, cider vinegar, sugar, and dijon mustard. Pour over pasta and toss to coat.

  3. Garnish with fresh cracked salt and pepper and chopped chives, if desired.

  4. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 591.38kcal
  • Fat: 42.21g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.29g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 19.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.13g
  • Fiber: 7.30g
  • Sugar: 6.22g
  • Protein: 13.32g
  • Cholesterol: 22.34mg
  • Sodium: 555.28mg
  • Calcium: 31.02mg
  • Potassium: 638.32mg
  • Iron: 1.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 153.36µg
  • Vitamin C: 58.83mg
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