Japanese Style Macaroni Salad with Tuna


  • 1/2 pound dried macaroni
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 can of tuna
  • 1/4 cup mayo (Use the Kewpie brand if possible)
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • fresh cracked pepper


  1. Chop the bell pepper in thin strips ~1/4in. wide x 1/2 in. in length and set aside.
  2. Next, start cooking the macaroni pasta according to the package directions.
  3. Just before the pasta is done, add in the bell peppers and blanch for about 45 seconds in the pasta water.
  4. While the pasta is cooking, you can open the can of tuna and place into a large mixing bowl and prepare the dressing.
  5. Mix the mayo with the tuna. And measure out vinegar and soy sauce and set aside.
  6. Once the pasta is cooked, drain and add into the bowl.
  7. Mix tuna, pasta, and add in the vinegar and soy sauce and serve!

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