This Tuna Pasta Salad isn’t just healthy, filling, and completely delicious, it’s not difficult to make and rich with flavor. Made with protein-packed tuna, peas, whole-wheat pasta, pasta and then tossed into a delicious and creamy avocado yogurt dressing.
This tuna pasta salad recipe is best served cold. It can easily be made beforehand to take to holiday parties. Tossed in a simple creamy sauce that is made with yogurt and avocados to the creamy foundation. The best tuna pasta recipe that you could ever have and also a timeless favorite in each family.
A few fantastic alternatives to substitute mayo with are some low fat Greek yogurt, avocado, hummus, pesto, and mustard.
You can store this Tuna Pasta Salad in an airtight-container and put in the fridge up to 3-5 days.
Tuna pasta salad could be served cold. It’s one of the dishes that tastes even better the following day and doesn’t have to be reheated. Enjoy right from the refrigerator.
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Creamy Tuna Pasta Salad
- 6.7 oz tuna in olive oil 1 jar drained and flaked
- 2-3 celery stalks chopped
- 8 oz whole wheat penne or gluten-free
- 1 cup frozen green peas thawed
For te Creamy Sauce or Dressing
- 1 cup plain greek yogurt
- ½ lemon juiced
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill more to garnish
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard
- 1 tsp chili flakes or more to taste
- 1 avocado very ripe
- 1-2 garlic cloves minced
- kosher salt and pepper to taste
- Cook the pasta according to package instructions and then drain and put aside in a large-bowl to cool.
- Put all sauce or dressing ingredients into a food-processor or blender & pulse till smooth and well blended. Taste and correct the seasoning.
- Pour the sauce on the pasta, then stir in the celery, peas, and tuna. Mix with a spatula till well coated.
- Serve and enjoy!
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