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Tuna Pasta Salad With Avocado

by Livestrong_Recipes  |  Feb 3, 2019

Tuna Pasta Salad With Avocado
Photo Credit: Lisa Hayim
  1. PREP
  2. 05 m
  • COOK
  • 10 m
  • 15 m

This tuna pasta salad uses good-for-you avocado instead of mayonnaise. Bring it to your next gathering for a side dish that everyone will love.



  • 1/4 cup Whole Grain Rotini Pasta
  • 12 oz canned white tuna (packed in water)
  • 1/2 fruit without skin and seed Avocados, raw, California
  • 2 tbsp Basil, fresh
  • 1 tbsp Pine Nuts
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper


1 Cook the pasta as directed and chill in the fridge for 1 hour.
2 In a bowl, combine the tuna with the avocado, mixing well.
3 Mix in the basil and pine nuts
4 Remove pasta from fridge and gently mix it into the tuna mixture.
5 Add salt and black pepper, adjusting to taste.
6 Notes: While this recipe uses whole grain rotini, feel free to use your pasta of choice.