Tuna and Pasta Salad

The combination of pasta and tuna salad is so simple but it has long been a favorite of mine. Tuna offers healthy fats, and I've replaced part of the mayo with Greek yogurt to reduce the saturated fat. Delicious and heart healthy!
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Easy, Fiber, Football, Lean protein, Make ahead, Meal prep, Party, Salad, Spring, Summer
Condition: Diabetes, Heart Health, Low Sodium, Nut Free, PCOS
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pasta small shell, cooked
  • 1 5-oz can tuna drained
  • 1 15.5-oz can garbanzo beans drained and rinsed (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Greek yogurt plain
  • 1 tbsp mustard Dijon
  • 1/4 cup celery finely diced
  • 1/4 cup sweet onion finely diced
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine pasta, tuna, and beans (if desired). In a separate small bowl, mix together mayo, yogurt, and mustard.
  • Gently mix pasta with mayo mixture. Add celery, onion, salt and pepper. Gently mix to combine. Serve over lettuce.

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 6g

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