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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.


  1. Tina from PA says:

    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. Rachael says:

    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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