Cold Tuna Salad with Pasta

Linda Stevens


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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15 Min
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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

How to Make Cold Tuna Salad with Pasta


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

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About Cold Tuna Salad with Pasta

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

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