Sweet Pea and Tuna Salad

Sweet Pea and Tuna Salad Recipe
Photo: Kana Okada


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 44 mg
Calories 497
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Carbohydrate 59 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Fat 16 g
Fiber 5 g
Iron 5 mg
Protein 27 mg
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 510 mg


4 cups short pasta, such as shells or orecchiette
1 1/2 cups frozen peas, thawed
1 stalk celery, chopped
1/2 red onion, chopped
1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 6-ounce cans tuna, drained
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and rinse under cold running water.

In a large bowl, combine the pasta, peas, celery, onion, parsley, and tuna. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, salt, mustard, and pepper. Pour over the salad and gently toss. Serve at room temperature or chilled

Sara Quessenberry,

Real Simple

May 2005
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