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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.

(Makes 4 Servings)

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Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

  • Author: Bobby


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


  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.
  2.  In a large bowl combine pasta, tomatoes, celery, and tuna. In a medium bowl whisk together mayonnaise, creamy Italian, sugar, and pepper.
  3. Add to pasta mixture, mix together well and refrigerate for 1 hour.

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Thursday 3rd of June 2010

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!!!


Wednesday 2nd of June 2010

Thanks! I'm making this for dinner tonight!


Wednesday 2nd of June 2010

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

Tina from PA

Tuesday 1st of June 2010

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.