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Super-Easy Tuna Pasta Salad

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars
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"Definite crowd pleaser! This is THE pasta salad. Super easy to make. Ingredients are easy to keep on hand. Recipe is very easily doubled. It has become my signature side dish for barbecues."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 570
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook the rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain. Rinse pasta with cold water until chilled; drain.
  2. Mix pasta and salad dressing in a large bowl; fold tuna into the pasta mixture.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until the salad is cold, at least 1/2 hour.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Optional: add sliced grape tomatoes or vegetables of your choice.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 570 calories; 27.8 61.4 15.2 6 617 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Yes it is a crowd pleaser and it could not be easier. Instead of tuna, I added small cut-up chicken from the grill and 1000 Island Dressing. I wanted to add veggies but I brought it to a pot luc...

Most helpful critical review

This is super easy and tastes OK. Way too bland for me, and that was after adding vegetables as the cook's notes indicate. (I took my picture before adding any extras.) I added red onion, red be...

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Yes it is a crowd pleaser and it could not be easier. Instead of tuna, I added small cut-up chicken from the grill and 1000 Island Dressing. I wanted to add veggies but I brought it to a pot luc...

This is a good easy recipe. I added some California mix veggies and thinly sliced onion. Can also use low fat Italian dressing. I also made this with ham and/or chicken.

This is super easy and tastes OK. Way too bland for me, and that was after adding vegetables as the cook's notes indicate. (I took my picture before adding any extras.) I added red onion, red be...

As is I think it would have been bland. But gave me starter recipe. Added a bunch of spices (garlic, dill, Italian seasoning, pepper, onion powder). Diced in red onion and red bell pepper for co...

I made this as written and I'm sorry to say I did not like this at all. It tasted.like a bowl of pasta drowning in creamy Italian dressing. The dressing was all I could taste so I found it a.bit...

Good and easy recipe. The only thing I added was cut up grape tomatoes.