Tuna & Veggie Pasta Salad

"A quick & healthy pasta salad recipe with everything you need: veggies, whole grains and lean protein."
 
Tuna & Veggie Pasta Salad created by Jubes
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30mins
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ingredients

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans tuna in water, drained
  • 12 cup Miracle Whip
  • 4 ounces nonfat plain yogurt
  • 13 cup Italian dressing
  • 4 cups pasta, cooked, rinsed in cool water & drained (any pasta, I used wacky mac veggie spirals)
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag frozen vegetables, cooked and cooled (I used california mix)
  • 13 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon herbes de provence
  • 1 dash celery salt
  • 1 dash dill

directions

  • Cook the pasta in water with a dash of salt.
  • Combine all other ingredients in a large bowl with a lid.
  • When pasta is cooked through, drain and rinse in cold water.
  • Add pasta to other ingredients & mix thoroughly.
  • Let sit in fridge for several hours before serving.
  • May be served over a garden salad, baked potato, with crackers. This recipe is versatile & can be tweaked to your taste. Could be made gluten free if use gluten free pasta.
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  1. amy.cleaveland
    Great flavor! I'll admit, I was quite skeptical of a tuna dish with cooked veggies (though that's why I decided to try this recipe), but the Italian dressing and parmesan somehow pulled it together beautifully. We were out of yogurt, so I substituted with extra miracle whip; I've tried the yogurt in other salads and do like it. Thanks for posting!
     
  2. viedvacker
    A HUGE hit! Kids added bacon bits to theirs, but we liked it without. Didn't have herbes de provence, used basil. Delicious! Thanks for posting, we'll be making this often . . . I envision tuna, chicken, turkey . . . :)
     
  3. Jubes
    Tuna & Veggie Pasta Salad Created by Jubes
  4. Jubes
    Tuna & Veggie Pasta Salad Created by Jubes
  5. Jubes
    *Reviewed for PAC September 07* This was a great salad to make. I used gluten-free shell pasta and a 500gram pack of frozen mixed veges. Prepared and refrigerated overnight. I really liked this salad warm- probably due to the mix of veges that I chose. Great flavour combo. Added some grated pepper to serve and had with a large baked hot potato as suggested. I used a purchased mayonnaise as Miracle Whip is not available here. Thanks for another great recipe :)
     
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