Tuna Pasta Salad

Total Time: Prep: 15 min. + chilling,Makes: 4 servings

Mustard and dill really add wonderful flair to the flavor of this simple tuna pasta salad. It’s really very inexpensive to serve.—Pat Kordas, Nutley, New Jersey


  • 2-1/2 cups small pasta shells, cooked and drained
  • 1 can (5 ounces) light tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Snipped fresh dill, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, tuna, carrot and onion. Combine remaining ingredients; whisk until smooth. Pour over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. If desired, garnish with fresh dill.


3/4 cup: 538 calories, 32g fat (5g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 644mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.

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