TUNA PASTA SALAD

If you’re looking for a healthy dish to bring to your next backyard barbecue, picnic or potluck, look no further than my super easy, delicious and flavorful Tuna Pasta Salad!


If you’re looking for a healthy dish to bring to your next backyard barbecue, picnic or potluck, look no further than my super easy, delicious and flavorful Tuna Pasta Salad!


INGREDIENTS

  • 16 ounces uncooked small pasta like shells or farfalle
  • 17- ounces canned white albacore tuna packed in water, drained** (see notes)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • ½ cup pickle relish
  • Salt and pepper

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add salt and the pasta. Cook to al dente (according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, garlic powder, lemon juice and fresh dill.
  3. Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl. Season to your liking with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve at immediately or chilled. Store in an air-tight container for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.

NOTES

17-ounces of tuna is approximate, depending on the size of the cans you purchase. I used one 5-ounce can and one 12-ounce can. Mix and match as much as you like.