Pasta Salad with Canned Tuna
Pasta salad with tuna is beneficial due to the presence of fish, which is rich in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D, all of which are essential for bone health and brain function. Additionally, this dish is generally suitable for both lunch and dinner and can be served during any season and for any meal.
- Spiral Pasta 200 g
- Canned Tuna 140 g
- Cucumber (diced) 150 g
- Corn Kernels 150 g
- Purple Onion 50 g
- Mayonnaise 60 g
- Greek Yogurt (optional) 30 g
- Lemon Juice 10 g
- Chopped FreshDill 5 g
1.Cook the Spiral Pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool it down.
2.In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, drained tuna, diced cucumber, corn kernels, and chopped purple onion.
3.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt (if using), lemon juice, chopped dill, salt, and pepper. Adjust the seasoning to your taste.
4.Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture and gently toss until everything is well coated.
5.Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
6.Before serving, give the pasta salad a final toss and adjust the seasoning if needed. You can sprinkle some additional chopped dill on top for garnish.
7.Serve chilled and enjoy your refreshing fish tuna pasta salad!
8.Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other vegetables or herbs of your choice. Enjoy your meal!