Tuna Pasta Salad with Dill

Tuna Pasta Salad with Dill

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"Great tuna pasta salad with dill, perfect for summer parties and potlucks."


1 h 25 m servings 386 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 386 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 23.1 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 13.3 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 370 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place pasta in the pot, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, milk, pickle juice, dill, salt, and pepper. Mix in tuna and onion. Toss with cooked pasta. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before serving.
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  1. 94 Ratings


This is a light & tasty recipe that would be perfect for a shower or lunches. (It keeps well in the 'fridge for several days.) BUT to make it serve-worthy, I suggest the following additions: 1...

I think this is closer to traditional tuna pasta salad. I would add sweet relish instead of pickle juice,this adds flavor and some texture. I agree to cut the portion of dill so it's not so over...

Quick and easy. I used less mayo and switched it to light mayo. I also used fresh dill, and substituted red onion for the yellow onion and added a little salt and pepper. Can be easily "tweak...

This is how my husband likes macaroni salad (though I prefer it without tuna). I usually add 3 or so chopped hard boiled eggs to the mixture as well. Some chopped celery is a good addition too.

Good flavor. Refrigerate at least 4 hrs. (probably overnight would be better). I used red onion. For appearance and texture, it could use extras like celery, finely diced green pepper, and/or fr...

This was a tasty salad dressing for macaroni salad and this tuna pasta salad. I did not give this particular recipe 5 stars because I felt it needed color. The addition of diced peppers (red, ...

This was GREAT! Cut the dill to 1.5t, so it wouldn't be overly DILLY. Otherwise, added some green onion and a can of peas. Yum! Next time will try with some hard cooked eggs, as another revi...

Mmmm Brains' Pasta! Made this for a "Zombie Luau" party and molded the pasta salad to look like, well, brains. 5-star recipe, more stars with a couple additions: 2 ribs chopped celery, dash of c...

I used half plain yogurt and half mayo and followed others' suggestion of adding boiled eggs. It was very good, although a tad bland. Next time, I will probably add more seasoning.