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. =)
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!
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.
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! :)
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!
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.
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!