Pasta Salad with Tuna, Corn, and Peas

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • canned tuna (in water, not oil), drained - 1/2 cup
  • frozen corn - 1/4 cup
  • frozen peas - 1/4 cup
  • dry pasta (any type) - 1 cup
  • brown onions - 1/3 cup
  • salt - 1/4 teaspoon
  • mayonnaise - 2 tablespoon
  • black pepper - 1/5 teaspoon
  • olive oil - 1 tablespoon

Directions:

This can be a complete "one dish meal":

Cook pasta according to directions, drain, and cool.

Cook corn and peas according to package directions, rinse, and cool.

Finely chop white onion.

Mix all ingredients and place in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes to cool.

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 2 servings):

  • coconut oil : 1/2 teaspoon
  • balsamic vinegar : 3/4 teaspoon
  • fresh rosemary : 1/8 teaspoon
  • fresh basil : 1/2 tablespoon
  • red wine vinegar : 3/4 teaspoon
  • yellow mustard : 1/8 teaspoon
  • fresh thyme : 1/8 teaspoon
  • dried thyme : 1/8 teaspoon
  • capers : 1/8 teaspoon
  • dried oregano : 1/8 teaspoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • iron 76%

    olive oil: 2%
    mayonnaise: 1%
    brown onions: 3%
    frozen peas: 14%
    frozen corn: 31%
    canned tuna: 23%

  • fat_poly_unsaturated 38%

    olive oil: 3%
    mayonnaise: 30%
    frozen corn: 2%
    canned tuna: 2%

  • fat_mono_unsaturated 37%

    olive oil: 22%
    mayonnaise: 12%
    frozen corn: 1%
    canned tuna: 1%

  • niacin 25%

    frozen peas: 2%
    frozen corn: 5%
    canned tuna: 17%

  • phosphorus 23%

    brown onions: 1%
    frozen peas: 2%
    frozen corn: 6%
    canned tuna: 13%

  • protein 23%

    frozen peas: 1%
    frozen corn: 3%
    canned tuna: 18%

  • vitamin_b6 21%

    brown onions: 2%
    frozen peas: 2%
    frozen corn: 9%
    canned tuna: 7%

  • vitamin_b12 20%

    canned tuna: 20%

  • vitamin_e 20%

    olive oil: 6%
    mayonnaise: 11%
    canned tuna: 2%

  • carbohydrate 15%

    brown onions: 1%
    frozen peas: 2%
    frozen corn: 11%

  • sodium 15%

    mayonnaise: 4%
    canned tuna: 10%

  • vitamin_k 14%

    olive oil: 4%
    mayonnaise: 4%
    frozen peas: 4%
    canned tuna: 1%

  • fat_saturated 14%

    olive oil: 4%
    mayonnaise: 8%
    canned tuna: 1%

  • magnesium 14%

    frozen peas: 1%
    frozen corn: 8%
    canned tuna: 4%

  • copper 13%

    brown onions: 1%
    frozen peas: 3%
    frozen corn: 7%
    canned tuna: 1%

  • energy_in_kcal 13%

    olive oil: 2%
    mayonnaise: 4%
    frozen corn: 3%
    canned tuna: 2%

  • thiamin 12%

    brown onions: 1%
    frozen peas: 4%
    frozen corn: 7%

  • vitamin_c 12%

    brown onions: 2%
    frozen peas: 9%

  • manganese 11%

    brown onions: 1%
    frozen peas: 4%
    frozen corn: 5%

  • riboflavin 7%

    frozen peas: 2%
    frozen corn: 3%
    canned tuna: 1%

  • fiber 7%

    brown onions: 1%
    frozen peas: 2%
    frozen corn: 3%

  • cholesterol 6%

    canned tuna: 6%