Tuna Piccata Pasta Salad

Tuna Piccata Pasta Salad

Kelly 9

"This was something I made up when my husband cooked way too much angel hair pasta one evening! The flavors married well. Try it with farfalle or rotini pasta. Bon appetit!"


1 h 20 m servings 399 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 399 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 20.8 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 300 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to boil. Add pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, mustard, and mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Add tuna, separating into thick chunks. Add capers, and stir to combine. Pour pasta into tuna mixture, and stir gently to combine. Cover, and refrigerate.
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  1. 45 Ratings


This was very good, with the following modifications: I used oil packed tuna, because it has more flavor, and reduced the olive oil. I also added some chopped kalamata olives instead of salt, an...

I love this recipe! The capers are a delicious twist. I doubled everything except the oil to cut back the fat and calories, and didn't miss it a bit. I also added chopped celery and red onion...

This recipe will likely become a quick/cheap staple for my house. As many do, there are a few mods: Used elbow macaroni and when it was done cooking and drained, I added a bag of frozen peas. I ...

It was great. I decided to add hard boiled eggs and celery and it gave it a great flavor.

I had a little bit of wheat pasta and some tuna and wanted to make a light lunch. This was fantastic! I didn't have the capers, but will add next time. I also added onion so I could have some...

This is really good--and I'm a picky pasta salad person. I do, however, LOVE capers so I had to try this when I saw it. I didn't have angel hair so I used spaghetti. I think, however, that I'...

Yum! I added corn, hard boiled egg, and onions instead of capers and it was awesome!

My family really enjoys this recipe! I make it without the mayonnaise because of my kids' egg allergies and it's great! I prefer it with egg noodles if I'm only making it for me & my hubby, bu...

My mayo was past its prime so I ended up with a non creamy sauce over water packed tuna and whole wheat pasta. I cut the olive oil back to 4 tbsp and used 12 oz of tuna...doubled the capers...a ...