Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

An essential part of any summer cookout is a good side dish, and what better of a side dish then a cold salad? This tuna pasta salad is perfect for those warm summer days. This can be made with little effort and is sure to please almost everyone. The dressing is a basic combination of mayonnaise, Italian dressing, sugar and black pepper. You can add additional ingredients such as green onions and cheese if you like. For your next cook-out give this cold salad a try. Enjoy.

1 (12 ounce) package macaroni
3 tomatoes (seeded and diced)
3 stalks celery (chopped)
1 (12 ounce) can tuna fish (drained)
1 ½ cups light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon creamy Italian salad dressing
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 pinch black pepper

Cooking Instructions:

Step 1: In a large pot of salted water, bring to a boil, add pasta and cook until al dente. Rinse under cold water and drain.
Step 2: In a large bowl combine pasta, tomatoes, celery and tuna. In a medium bowl whisk together mayonnaise, creamy Italian, sugar and pepper.
Step 3: Add to pasta mixture, mix together well and refrigerate for 1 hour.
(Makes 4 Servings)


4 Responses to “Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe”

  1. Tina from PA — June 1, 2010 @ 5:58 pm

    This salad looks great ! I just found your blog the other day , and I love it !I already make your Coleslaw & Sesame Salad ,both were out of this world ! I will be trying many more. Thank You for sharing so many great recipes.

  2. Memoria — June 2, 2010 @ 2:06 am

    Oh yeah, I would totally go crazy with this tuna salad. It looks so appetizing. Thank you.

  3. Puppy — June 2, 2010 @ 10:19 am

    Thanks! I’m making this for dinner tonight!

  4. Rachael — June 3, 2010 @ 8:34 pm

    My 14 year old made this tonight and it was super easy to make and the kids loved it! I bet this would be good with shredded chicken too! Love your website!!!

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