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Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

This Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad is made with elbow noodles, peas, tuna, celery, red onion, mayonnaise, and Greek yogurt. It’s an easy, healthy, dish that is family-friendly and great for meal prep.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: LUNCH, salad + dressing
Cuisine: American, kids
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 355kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 cans of chunk light tuna packed in water and drained
  • 3 cups elbow pasta, cooked
  • 1 cup frozen peas defrosted
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta onion, celery, tuna, peas, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir well and enjoy!



*This tuna pasta salad will last up to 5 days when stored in the fridge.
**To keep this recipe dairy-free, skip the yogurt and use all mayonnaise. 
***To lower the fat and increase the protein, skip the mayonnaise, and use all yogurt.


Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 364mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 274IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 2mg