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16 Tuna Pasta Salad Recipes to Make Any Day Delicious

FEBRUARY 01, 2023
16 Tuna Pasta Salad Recipes to Make Any Day Delicious
Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal, a picnic-friendly dish or just something to fill your lunchbox, tuna pasta salad has you covered. With just a few basic ingredients and a few minutes of hands-on time, you can make a flavorful, protein-packed pasta salad that’s sure to please any crowd. We’ve gathered our best tuna pasta salad recipes here, from classic versions to salads with extra veggies, creamy dressings and even a few unique add-ins. So grab a bag of pasta, a can of tuna and let’s get cooking! These easy and delicious tuna pasta salads will make any day a celebration.
Well Seasoned

Tuna Pasta Salad

We love this easy tuna pasta salad! It's inexpensive to make, tastes delicious, has no mayonnaise to be found , and features our favorite pantry staple: jarred tuna fish! It's sure to elevate any summer picnics or cookouts. Plus, it's easy to make ahead! DF
1
2 hr 40 min
TOTAL TIME
237
CALORIES
$1.59
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad
Delicious Meets Healthy

Tuna Pasta Salad

This tuna pasta salad is a fresh and vibrant dish that can be enjoyed as a main or as a side for picnics, cookouts and potlucks. Made with simple ingredients it's so quick and easy and is made without mayonnaise.
5
6
20 min
TOTAL TIME
275
CALORIES
$1.69
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad
Buns in my Oven

Tuna Pasta Salad

This cold pasta salad with tuna makes a great side dish all summer long. It's also a filling lunch, especially if you double up on the tuna. 
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2,493
141
20 min
TOTAL TIME
377
CALORIES
$1.63
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad
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The Gracious Pantry

Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad

A delicious bowl of pasta that is a filling and complete meal all by itself.
2
40 min
TOTAL TIME
512
CALORIES
$1.06
PER SERVING
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Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad
Budget Bytes

Tuna Pasta Salad With Peas

This classic tuna pasta salad is the perfect dish for a summer picnic or potluck. It's easy to make, cool, creamy, and perfect for a crowd.
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126
8
20 min
TOTAL TIME
410
CALORIES
$0.83
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad With Peas
Kawaling Pinoy

Creamy Tuna Pasta Salad

Creamy Tuna Pasta Salad is hearty, flavorful, and makes a great side dish or light meal. Perfect for parties, potlucks or picnics and is sure to be a crowd favorite.
1
158
2
30 min
TOTAL TIME
250
CALORIES
$1.02
PER SERVING
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Creamy Tuna Pasta Salad
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Cooklist AI

Lemony Tuna and Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Experience an appetizing and zesty Lemony Tuna and Bow Tie Pasta Salad - perfect for main courses or as a side dish during picnics, cookouts, or potlucks. This recipe boasts fresh ingredients, creating a delightful salad without any need for mayonnaise. Enjoy the burst of flavors in every bite!
4
30 min
TOTAL TIME
272
CALORIES
$1.66
PER SERVING
Lemony Tuna and Bow Tie Pasta Salad
Directions
START WITH
1
Cook Farfalle pasta according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
2
In a large skillet over medium heat, lightly toast the cooked pasta for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. Transfer the toasted pasta to a large bowl.
3
Add diced red bell pepper, halved cherry tomatoes, chopped cucumber, sliced red onion, sliced black olives, minced garlic, flaked albacore tuna, and lemon zest to the bowl with the pasta. Mix well.
DRESSING
4
In a small bowl, whisk together extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and freshly ground black pepper.
FINISH WITH
5
Drizzle the dressing over the pasta salad and mix thoroughly to combine.
6
Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
7
Serve the salad cold and enjoy!
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Diethood

Tuna Pasta Salad with Pimiento-Stuffed Olives

A delicious pasta salad tossed together with chunks of tuna, pimiento-stuff olives, cherry tomatoes and a super flavorful lemon-garlic vinaigrette.
1
221
30 min
TOTAL TIME
361
CALORIES
$1.67
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad with Pimiento-Stuffed Olives
Savory With Soul

Pasta Tuna and Sweetcorn Salad

This pasta tuna and sweetcorn salad is a quick, refreshing, flavorful salad that's perfect for potlucks or picnics. Such a simple salad that even your pickiest eaters should love.
1
69
20 min
TOTAL TIME
353
CALORIES
$1.22
PER SERVING
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Pasta Tuna and Sweetcorn Salad
Cookin' Canuck

Tuna Pasta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Ditch the mayo and bring this Tuna Pasta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette to the next backyard barbecue or family picnic. A lightened-up classic is always a surefire winner! 198 calories and 5 Weight Watchers SP
1
425
4
30 min
TOTAL TIME
166
CALORIES
$0.92
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Hannah Magee RD

Creamy Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad

This Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad recipe is super creamy and loaded with veggies, protein, and whole grain pasta. It's sure to be a hit at your summer cookouts and gatherings!
2
342
1
20 min
TOTAL TIME
281
CALORIES
$0.98
PER SERVING
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Creamy Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad
Workweek Lunch

Green Tuna Pasta Salad

Get ready for a delicious and healthy lunch with this Green Tuna Pasta Salad! A great mix of fresh greens and tuna, this recipe from Gordon Ramsay's kitchen is sure to be a hit. Fresh parsley and dill give this salad a unique flavor, while the creamy mayonnaise dressing brings it all together for a ...
9
4
25 min
TOTAL TIME
496
CALORIES
$3.23
PER SERVING
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Green Tuna Pasta Salad
It's Not Complicated Recipes

Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna Pasta Salad is an incredibly delicious dish that is simple to prepare. It can be made in advance and enjoyed either hot or cold. You will love the fantastic flavours of this delicious salad.
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80
196
25 min
TOTAL TIME
513
CALORIES
$2.50
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad
Beautiful Eats and Things

Creamy Herb Tuna Pasta Salad

This Creamy Herb Tuna Pasta Salad is an easy, flavorful, and comforting dish! Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or to bring to potlucks, this salad is packed with herbs, tuna, and delicious, creamy dressing. Get ready to indulge in this delicious and healthy pasta salad.
2
18
706
CALORIES
$2.29
PER SERVING
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Creamy Herb Tuna Pasta Salad
Southern Living

Tuna Pasta Salad

If the words “tuna pasta salad” conjure images of gloopy mayonnaise and mushy macaroni, stop right there. Our lightened up, brightened up version is made with a lemon-herb vinaigrette and al dente rotini. The pasta salad is packed with fresh arugula, cherry tomatoes, and some pickled peppers for a p...
8
40 min
TOTAL TIME
377
CALORIES
$1.50
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad
Weight Watchers

White Bean-Tuna Pasta Salad

The classic Tuscan combination of cannellini beans, tuna, lemon and parsley makes a really wonderful pasta salad. Add lemon zest to suit your taste.
1
341
27 min
TOTAL TIME
318
CALORIES
$1.43
PER SERVING
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White Bean-Tuna Pasta Salad
A Spicy Perspective

Tuna Pasta Salad with Olives and Capers

Tuna Pasta Salad with Olives and Capers - A delicate blend of Puttanesca and Nicoise flavors in one cold summer pasta salad!
4
28
23 min
TOTAL TIME
364
CALORIES
$1.79
PER SERVING
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Tuna Pasta Salad with Olives and Capers
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