Pasta and Tuna Salad (Ensalada de Pasta y Atún)
- 1 pound bowtie pasta Farfalle
- 4 6 oz cans white tuna, packed in water
- 1 cup fresh peas cooked
- 1 cup fresh carrots diced and cooked
- ½ cup diced celery
- ½ cup finely chopped white onion
- Salt and fresh ground pepper
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
- Boil the pasta in salted water until al dente and drain well.
- Mix all the rest of ingredients with the pasta in a large bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Calories: 1002kcalCarbohydrates: 96gProtein: 51gFat: 46gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 26gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 819mgPotassium: 842mgFiber: 7gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 6130IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 92mgIron: 5mg
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I love tuna and sometimes when I don’t feel like cooking I just open a can of tuna, ad some fresh squeezed lime juice and chopped tomatoes and that is my lunch. The other day, however, I got I little fancy and added more ingredients to my tuna salad 🙂
This is a simple and delicious pasta and tuna salad. You can use frozen peas and carrots if you don’t have fresh at home.
Wow....a quick and yummy recipe...loved the ingredients...will surely try this...thanks 4 sharing
Perfect salad for a healthy, stick to your ribs lunch or dinner. I love bowtie pasta!
wow!! vat a delicious tuna salad. love the addition of pasta.. one great dish for lunch! yumm!!
also Erica congrats on the wel deserved award 🙂
Oh my, this is such a fabulous dish ! My kids love mayo food. I bet they will love this! TQ
Thank you all for the comments!!!
When I was a kid I never liked tuna salad, and now I can't get enough of it, you've given me another great recipe to add to my list.
La Mas Linda
Ill be making this for lunch today:) I hope the kiddies like it, cus I know I sure will, lol 🙂
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I love Tuna, its healthy and great for you. I have been looking for better ways to prepare this dish for a while. These days I make sure that the Tuna that I buy is from sustainable fishing sources.
Very Easy & Tasty!!!! Easy meal to whip up when you don't feel like making something complex. Love it!!!!!!!!
I make this exact recipe for my niece once or twice a month. She loves it with lots of lemon.
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