Italian Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe
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Italian Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

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My husband was fond of fish, so I was always looking for new recipes. When we had this dish at an Italian friend's home, I got the recipe. It is a good choice for potluck suppers or picnics.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cooked small shell pasta
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained
  • 6 tablespoons creamy Italian salad dressing
  • Lettuce leaf, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 418 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 684mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 27g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, carrots, zucchini, tuna and salad dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Italian Tuna Pasta Salad in Reminisce January/February 2004, p50

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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sadie7 User ID: 1483812 143637
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2010

"No taste. Weird ingredients together once I put it together and tasted it. Definitely wasted my time and money on this."

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