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Quick & Easy Tuna Pasta Salad

Pot luck, quick supper or easy side dish – this pasta salad is perfect for any occasion. It’s packed with nutrients and protein, and the fresh produce can be easily substituted for frozen as needed. The best thing about this recipe is that it tastes better when made ahead!

Quick & Easy Tuna Pasta Salad

Quick & Easy Tuna Pasta Salad

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes


  • 1 (16 oz.) box whole-wheat fusilli pasta
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 (5 oz.) can Albacore solid white tuna in water, drained
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup olive oil mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli last 2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Combine pasta, broccoli, tuna, peas, mayonnaise, celery salt and pepper in large bowl. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 338Total Fat: 11gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 80mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 7gSugar: 3gProtein: 12g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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