Cold Tuna Salad with Pasta

Linda Stevens

By
@bittygirl51

I love both tuna and pasta. While working for Weight Watchers I created this recipe for my members. It was greeted with rave reviews!


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Serves:

5

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 oz
whole grain pasta shells
2 can(s)
tuna, packed in water, drained
1 Tbsp
onion flakes, dehydrated
1 1/3 c
peas, frozen
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 c
light mayonnaise
1/2 c
cheese, shredded, fat free

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil pasta and rinse in cold water.
2
Drain cans of tuna and place in bowl with lid.
3
Combine the two: pasta and tuna.
4
Re-hydrate minced onion flakes with 2 T. warm water.
5
While onion is re-hydrating, place frozen peas in a microwave safe bowl with 1/3 c. water. Cover and microwave for 3 minutes. Rinse peas in cold water and add to pasta and tuna mixture.
6
Add the shredded cheese.
7
Strain any excess liquid off the onion and add along with the black pepper to mixture.
8
Add mayonnaise last and stir thoroughly. Cover and let chill in refrigerator. Makes 5 generous 1/2 cup servings.
9
I will usually scoop a 1/2 cup onto a large lettuce leaf, but it is also good served with crackers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads
Hashtags: #delicious, #creamy