8 Reviews

After trying another popular pasta salad recipe from this site, we decided to branch out a bit. Four out of five in our family like this one better than a simple recipe made with Italian dressing. I used just over a 1/4 cup oil, and the juice from a whole lemon, and 12 oz. of bow-tie pasta. Will definitely make this again; it tastes like summer. =)

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scottmonica.healy July 07, 2011

This is the perfect brown bag lunch! I made this exactly as posted, except I actually used 16 oz. of bow tie pasta. There was plenty of dressing, though. I used cucumber and tomatoes from the garden, which made it taste extra fresh. I also added 2 cans of tuna. I will be making this again!

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JackieOhNo! August 16, 2010

I followed Engrossed's advice and substituted green pepper for cucumber because I do want it to last several days. Otherwise I made as directed (and definitely included the garlic). This is an outstanding tuna pasta salad. The feta cheese and olives elevate the flavor.

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echo echo October 03, 2007

Made this for a picnic but used sliced canned olives instead of the kalamata olives and I doubled the recipe. It was absolute fantastic. Got rave reviews from everyone who tried it. I was looking for a pasta salad that didn't use mayo and was this link, along with several others. This was one of the ones I chose and boy am I glad I did. Will definitely make again! :)

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Skooch August 18, 2007

I have made this several times and never posted a review. This is a FANTASTIC salad. Using fresh lemon juice will put this over the top! Great for dinner and the leftovers pack well for lunch!

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Regina in AZ May 12, 2007

Oh WOW! I LOVE this sooooo much! I will be making it often. I love all of the ingredients. I doubled the pasta, cucumber, onion, tuna and tomatoes but left everything else the same amount. I used chunk light tuna and whole grape tomatoes. I think this would be great with bell pepper in place of the cucumber so it will last longer. I couldn't stop eating it before I added the dressing and it was wonderful that way too! The dressing does add even more flavor though. I can also imagine this as a hot pasta dish. This is a new favorite. Thank you so much for this recipe! Made for 1-2-3 hit wonders.

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Engrossed February 25, 2007

This is awesome! Very easy to make and so much better than the 'regular' tuna pasta salad I usually make (ya know the one, with the elbow macaroni). Once again Kitten, you know what I like!

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Kim127 June 09, 2006
Greek-Style Tuna and Bow Tie Pasta Salad