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Tuna Pasta Salad

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 cups 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free
  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 cups 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried pasta (I used fusili)
  • 25oz cans tuna, packed in water and drained
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/2 frozen cup peas, defrosted
  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced or grated
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, plus more to taste

Method

  1. Cook the dry pasta according to the package instructions. Once al dente, drain and rinse the pasta with cold water.
  2. Add the pasta, tuna, celery, red bell pepper, red onion, peas, capers, dill, and parsley to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Next, make the dressing. Whisk together all of the dressing ingredients until well combined. Adjust the salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour the dressing over the pasta salad and stir until well combined.
  5. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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