Tuna Pasta Salad


A tuna pasta salad is easy to make with only a few ingredients. Deliciously fresh with bell pepper, pickles and more. Perfect for any summer day!

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Tuna pasta salad
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2021-07-07, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 20 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 20-08-2021

20 minutes 4 people Salads
Tuna pasta salad


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  • 250 grams fusilli or macaroni
  • 1 can of tuna
  • 1 small can of corn
  • 1 shallot
  • half a jar of small sour pickles
  • half a jar of pearl onions
  • 1 green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste
Tuna pasta salad ingredients
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  • large pan
  • colander
  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • large bowl

Tuna Pasta Salad

20 minutes 4 people Salads

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Preparation – 15 minutes

Fill a large pan with water and bring to a boil. Cook the pasta until al dente. drain and rinse the pasta with cold water to prevent it from sticking.  

Meanwhile, rinse the green pepper, remove the seeds and cut into small cubes. Peel and finely chop the shallot. Cut the pickles into small pieces and drain the can of corn and the can of tuna.

Tuna pasta salad
Tuna pasta salad

Finishing the pasta salad with tuna – 5 minutes

Combine green pepper, shallot, pickles, pearl onions, corn and pasta. Add the can of tuna together with 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise.

Season the pasta salad with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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