CREAMY AND HEALTHY TUNA PASTA SALAD

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Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 25 mins | Yield: 4 Servings

This amazing recipe is not only very delicious but it is also very easy to cook! In just about 25 minutes, you will surely have the best dish ever! By the way, feel free to add more ingredients if you want. I have listed all the ingredients and directions so all you need to do is to follow them step by step and you are good to go! Enjoy!

Ingredients:

8 ounces Whole Wheat Penne or gluten-free

2-3 Celery Stalks chopped

1 c Frozen Green Peas thawed

6.7 ounces Tuna in Olive Oil 1 jar, drained and flaked

½ Red Onion thinly sliced, to garnish

For the creamy sauce/dressing:

1 Avocado very ripe

1 c Plain Greek Yogurt

2 tablespoons Chopped Fresh Dill plus more to garnish

½ Lemon juiced

1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard

1-2 Garlic Cloves minced

1 teaspoon Chili Flakes or to taste

Kosher salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

Step 1: Refer to the directions provided on the package of the pasta on how to cook it.

Step 2: Drain the pasta and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

Step 3: In a food processor, add all the ingredients for the sauce. Pulse until well mixed and smooth. Add more seasonings if needed.

Step 4: Transfer the sauce into the bowl with the al dente pasta.

Step 5: Add the tuna, peas, and celery over the sauce. Toss everything until well combined.

Step 6: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 589mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 514IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg

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