How do you make a simple Tuna Pasta Salad?

In the bowl with the pasta, add tuna, mayonnaise, celery, relish or pickles, red onion, mustard, parsley, salt, pepper and/or optional dill, and lemon juice. Gently stir everything together. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving. Garnish with lemon slices.

How do you make tasty Tuna Pasta Salad?


  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions, until al dente.
  2. In a large bowl add chopped onion and celery, peas, cooked pasta, and drained tuna.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the mayo and Greek yogurt.
  4. Stir half of the sauce into the pasta mixture and toss to evenly coat.

Do you put eggs in Tuna Pasta Salad?

Tuna Macaroni Salad is a classic potluck recipe and is so easy to throw together. It is creamy and delicious with lots of hard-boiled egg, peas, celery, onion, and sweet pickle relish.

How do you make tuna pasta mayo?


  1. Cook macaroni according to directions on package.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise, relish, celery seed, lemon juice, salt & pepper.
  3. Stir in tuna.
  4. Once macaroni is cooked, drain well and rinse with cold water until pasta has cooled.
  5. Pour mayonnaise mixture onto pasta.

How do you make Tuna Pasta Salad without mayo?

For the Pasta Salad

  1. 12 ounces short pasta (rotini, penne, farfalle)
  2. 2 (5-ounces) canned solid white tuna (in water)
  3. 1/2 cup diced onions.
  4. 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved.
  5. 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted.
  6. 1 cup diced cucumber.
  7. 3 tablespoons capers, drained.

How do you make tuna pasta sauce?


  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  2. 2 large cloves garlic minced.
  3. 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained I prefer tuna packed in oil.
  4. 1 teaspoon lemon juice.
  5. 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped.
  6. Salt & pepper to taste.
  7. 4 ounces uncooked pasta (I used spaghetti)

What spices do you put in tuna macaroni salad?


  • Kosher salt (Diamond Crystal)
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni.
  • 2 (5-ounce) cans tuna in water, drained.
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and smashed with a fork.
  • 1 ½ cups mayonnaise, plus more to taste.
  • ½ cup sweet relish.
  • 1 tablespoon yellow or Dijon mustard.
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder.

What herbs go with tuna pasta salad?

Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tuna and lemon rind. Toss gently for 2 minutes or until tuna is heated through. Add pasta to pan with parsley, basil, lemon juice and remaining oil.

Do you put mayonnaise in tuna pasta?

This tuna pasta recipe is so easy, made with spring onions, sweetcorn and mayonnaise, it serves four and is ready in just 30 minutes.

How do you make tuna pasta salad without mayo?

How do you make white sauce for tuna pasta?


  1. Prepare all the ingredients. Mince the garlic and finely dice the onion, set aside.
  2. Cook penne pasta. Boil a pot of water with salt for at least 2 minutes.
  3. Cook the creamy tuna sauce.
  4. Mix the sauce and pasta, until all the pasta is coated with the sauce.
  5. Add cheese.
  6. Serve and enjoy!