Fish and Shellfish: Fish Dishes: Pasta Salad with Yogurt Poppyseed Dressing

This tasty, unique salad combines pasta with the flavors of the Mediterranean.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: February 17, 2012

Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x approx. 1-1/2 cup servings

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins


    17 1/2 oz pasta shells, uncooked
    5 1/4 oz snow peas, blanched
    8 1/2 oz cherry tomatoes, cut in half
    1 (12 oz) can tuna in water, drained
    1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
    1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    1/4 tsp dried rosemary leaves
    1 tsp dried basil
    1 tsp dried mustard powder
    1/2 tsp poppy seeds
    1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley


    PASTA: Cook pasta. Drain; cool pasta.

    In a large serving bowl, combine pasta, snow peas, tomatoes, and tuna.

    POPPY SEED DRESSING: Place yogurt, lemon juice, rosemary, basil, mustard, poppy seeds, and parsley in a screw-top jar and shake until well combined. Pour over salad and toss.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:308 cals
Kilojoules:1,286 kJ
Fat:2.6 g
Carbohydrates:49.9 g
Protein:19.8 g
Cholesterol:18.8 mg
Sodium:181 mg
Saturated Fat:0.7 g
Fiber:2.9 g
Calcium:64.0 mg
Total Sugars:4.3 g

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