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Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

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How To Make Tuna Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a clever concoction that you should definitely try! It’s a lot lighter than casserole renditions, after all. Enjoy chilled noodles tossed with your choice of dressing and mixed veggies. You can have your fill of greens while chowing down on a tasty dish. Check out these pasta salad recipes to get inspired. Take your taste buds on a journey around the world with Chinese, Mexican, Italian renditions, and more!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 8 oz pasta (penne or fusilli)
  • 2 cans of tuna, drained
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, tuna, red onion, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, parsley, and black olives.

  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

  4. Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture and toss until everything is well coated.

  5. Serve chilled and enjoy!


  • Calories : 365kcal
  • Total Fat : 11g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 19mg
  • Sodium : 485mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 47g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 4g
  • Protein : 20g
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