Tuna Pasta Salad


This tuna pasta salad is colorful and full of bright flavors. It's easy to make with ingredients you probably already have. Everyone loves it!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) package cavatappi (corkscrew macaroni)

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tuna, drained

  • 3 stalks celery, sliced

  • 1 red onion, diced

  • 1 cup peas

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • ½ cup chopped green olives

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice, or to taste

  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, halved


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook pasta at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, 9 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.

  2. To make the dressing: Whisk mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, honey, garlic powder, salt, and pepper together in a medium bowl. Set aside.

  3. Stir tuna, celery, onion, peas, parsley, olives, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice into pasta. Pour dressing over salad, toss until coated, and add hard-boiled eggs on top.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

557 Calories
27g Fat
54g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 557
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 134mg 45%
Sodium 513mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 297mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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