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Tuna Macaroni Salad

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

  • Servings per recipe: 8
  • Serving size: 1/2 cup

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 136
  • Protein: 8.0g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fibre: 0.8g
  • Total Fat: 3.6g
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Phosphorus: 90mg
  • Potassium: 124mg

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

1 protein, 1 starch


1 1/2 cups of uncooked macaroni
1 170g can of tuna (white flaked or solid) packed in water
1/4 c mayonnaise
2 celery stalks, diced
1 Tsp lemon pepper seasoning (for example Mrs DASH)


Cook pasta and chill in fridge.

Remove water from tuna and rinse in a colander.

When macaroni is cool, add tuna and celery.

Add Mayonnaise and lemon pepper and mix. Serve chilled.


Reviewed on by

I am opposed to using a store bought mayonnaise because of the sodium and potassium. But have found a good recipe online without salt and tastes good!

    Reviewed on by

    Hello, store bought mayonnaise doesn’t contain a high amount of potassium based on a review from the Canadian Nutrient File; 15mL or 1 tablespoon of mayo contains 5mg potassium, and 97mg sodium. It is good to limit condiment portions due to sodium content. The immune system is suppressed in kidney disease, therefore if you make your own mayo, be cautious of raw egg yolk.