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Bow Tie Pasta Tuna Salad

This is an easy bow tie pasta tuna salad that is simple to make and perfect to serve during the summer. It's great anytime actually. Full of flavor and one that is requested over and over. 

Course Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 12 oz can albacore, in water, drained
  • 1-1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 3 Tbsp dill pickle relish
  • 3/4 cup red onions, chopped
  • 1-2 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 16 oz box mini bow tie pasta
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Boil water and cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water and set aside. 

  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir tuna, mayonnaise, peas, celery, relish, onions together until mixed well. 

  3. Stir in pasta and gently stir until everything is mixed well. 

  4. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

  5. Cover and place in fridge until chilled. Add tomatoes, stir and enjoy!