Garden Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

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Naomi December 23, 2020

How To Make Garden Tuna Pasta Salad

Savor this delicious, healthy, and colorful tuna pasta salad made with fresh bell peppers, celery, carrot, radishes, canned tuna, and tasty ranch dressing!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupselbow macaroni,uncooked
  • 6ozwater-packed tuna,(1 can) drained, flaked
  • cupyellow bell pepper,chopped
  • cupcelery,chopped
  • ½cupcarrot,shredded
  • ¼cupradishes,sliced
  • 2green onions,chopped
  • 2tbspparsley,fresh, minced
  • ¾cupmayonnaise
  • ½cupranch dressing
  • ¼cupParmesan cheese,grated
  • tspblack pepper,ground
  • ½tspsalt

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the elbow macaroni in the boiling water for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite.

  2. Meanwhile, combine the tuna, bell pepper, celery, carrot, radishes, green onions, and parsley in a large bowl.

  3. Drain the macaroni and rinse in cold water. Drain again and add to the bowl with the tuna mixture.

  4. Combine the mayonnaise, ranch dressing, Parmesan cheese, black pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.

  5. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 475.91kcal
  • Fat: 33.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 18.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.51g
  • Fiber: 2.11g
  • Sugar: 2.78g
  • Protein: 13.07g
  • Cholesterol: 30.88mg
  • Sodium: 523.93mg
  • Calcium: 109.87mg
  • Potassium: 272.39mg
  • Iron: 1.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 116.86µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.05mg
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