Monday, July 1, 2013

Make It Monday: Potluck Tuna Pasta Salad

It's summer and that means picnics and potlucks. In the past it has meant pasta salad laden with mayo, but it doesn't have to anymore. Try this clean eating recipe for making a tuna pasta salad. You are not going to miss all the fat and calories from the mayo when you replace it with protein boosting greek yogurt.

Potluck Tuna Pasta Salad
1 box cooked whole wheat rotini noodles  (12-16oz.)
1 bag frozen (thawed) peas
3 cans tuna, drained
5 green onions, chopped
2-3 oz colby jack cheese (chopped in small cubes)
3 egg whites, chopped
1 6oz. container of plain greek yogurt
1/4 C skin milk
1 tsp dill
1/2 tsp dehydrated garlic
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine cooked noodles, peas, onions, cheese and egg whites in a large bowl
  • In a shaker, shake up yogurt, milk, dill, garlic, pepper flakes, salt & pepper
  • Pour liquid mixture of contents in the bowl
  • Stir bowl to mix all ingredients and all items are covered with the sauce
  • All to chill in the fridge for 1-3 hours before serving
  • Enjoy!

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