Whole Wheat Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

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Whether it’s grilling out at home, a picnic in the park or a family reunion, summer salads make the perfect side dishes. This tuna salad recipe is a favorite in our house and on our menu all summer long!

Whole Wheat Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe
Recipe type: Side Dish, Main Dish
  • 13.25 oz box whole grain pasta (I used medium shells)
  • (2) 5 oz cans chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • 15 oz can sweet peas, drained
  • ½ tsp dill weed
  • Salt & pepper (season to taste)
  • 1 ¼ cup light miracle whip
  • ¼ cup skim milk
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard
  1. Cook pasta to al dente according to package instructions; rinse in cold water and drain well (remove as much excess water as possible).
  2. In a large bowl combine miracle whip, milk, mustard and dill, whisk together and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Add pasta and tuna; mix well.
  4. Add peas and gently fold into salad.
  5. Chill for at least 1 hour.
  6. Serve & Enjoy!


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Ashley is a happily married stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl and a little boy. Ashley and her husband come from a small town and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like GREAT FOOD. They love to try out new recipes and experiment in the kitchen together, but also enjoy reading, painting and photography.

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