Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Tuna pasta salad is a light and easy side dish that is perfect for potlucks and picnics. Fresh vegetables, tender pasta and canned tuna are coated in a zippy creamy mayonnaise dressing.
Side Dish
New American
15
ingredients
6
steps
140
minutes
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Ingredients

Servings:
8
1 lb
farfalle, rotini or small shell pasta
1/2 cup(s)
mayonnaise
1/2 cup(s)
Greek yogurt
1/4 cup(s)
pickle relish
2 tblsp
lemon juice
2 tblsp
honey
1 tblsp
mustard
1 tblsp
fresh dill
12 oz
canned albacore tuna, drained and flaked
1/2 cup(s)
finely chopped red onion
2
celery stalks, finely diced
1
red bell pepper, finely diced
1 1/2 cup(s)
peas
salt and pepper, to taste
finely chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Directions 6 steps | 140 Minutes

Step 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook the pasta until al dente, according to the package’s instructions.

Step 2

While the pasta is cooking make the dressing. In a medium bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, pickle relish, lemon juice, honey, mustard and dill. Set aside.

Step 3

Drain the pasta and let it cool slightly. While the pasta is cooling add the tuna, red onion, celery, red bell pepper and peas to a large bowl. 

Step 4

Add the pasta and the dressing. Toss until evenly coated. Taste and season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours.

Step 6

Garnish with fresh parsley before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
468
FAT
16.7 g
PROTEIN
22.1 g
CARBS
56.9 g

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Sandra G.

Sandra

12 Jul 2022

Love this version of the tuna pasta salad. Easy and simple and yummy

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