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Tuna & Bow Tie Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings


  • 8 ounces whole grain or regular bow tie pasta
  • 6 tablespoons Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried basil leaves, crushed
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cans (6 oz. ea.) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 package (9 oz.) frozen green beans, thawed
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered OR grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion

How to Make It

  1. Cook bow ties according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water until completely cool.

    Combine Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise, vinegar, basil, garlic and pepper in large bowl.

    Add remaining ingredients; toss well. Chill, if desired.

    This is a Smart Choices recipe. Smart Choices recipes can help reduce your intake of saturated fats, trans fats, sugars, sodium and cholesterol.

    This recipe is "Best Life" approved. Best Life is a trademark owned by Best Life Corp. Learn more about the Best Life program at Also terrific with Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Low Fat Mayonnaise Dressing.

    Nutrition Information per serving with Light Mayonnaise:
    Calories 410, Calories From Fat 80, Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 9g, Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 470mg, Total Carbohydrate 53g, Sugars 5g, Dietary Fiber 7g, Protein 33g, Vitamin A 20%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 8%, Iron 25%