Shrimps & Tuna Summer Pasta Salad


Are you ready for a summer cold pasta salad the more appetizing you've ever tasted?

If yes, you have the right spirit to discover this recipe. This pasta salad will catapult you into a "sea" of tastes and smells of summer.

Pasta Salad

All the list of ingredients necessary: shrimps and tuna (not bad, eh?). Continuing with tomatoes, peas, capers, lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. So, what do you think? Your mouth is watering isn't it?

I have chosen a special pasta for this recipe called “cellentani” (I don’t do this often), but other short pasta go equally well. You might like short rigatoni, trofie or typical penne which are prefect.

Now you have all the freedom to tweak with mayonnaise if you like. But, if I was you I wouldn’t make it too heavy and overwhelm the delicate taste. Instead of pasta salads, mayonnaise is better for potato salads.

Cellentani Pasta


Shrimps & Tuna Summer Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 4 servings

  • 1 lb. (450g) cellentani or other short pasta
  • 7 oz. (200g) cherry tomatoes
  • 7 oz. (200g) peeled shrimps
  • 7 oz. (200g) tuna in extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 oz. (100g) canned peas
  • 1 oz (30g) salted capers
  • 1/2 of a lemon juice
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper
Cellentani Pasta


  1. In a pasta bowl put all the ingredients as peas, shrimps, capers, tuna and sliced cherry tomatoes. Season with extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Once the pasta is cooked rinse under running water to remove the starch. Pour the pasta in the bowl with all the ingredients and mix well. You can add more olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to meet your taste.
  3. Fridge for at least an hour before serving if you like it cold or serve immediately. You can store this pasta salad in the fridge for a few days if necessary.
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Ingredients: serves 4

Ingredients: serves 4

Preparation: easy 15 mins & clear as a bell

Well the photos here are self-explanatory, there's little to say because easy to make.

All the ingredients in a bowl...
Biol Pasta
Pasta salad bowl with shrimps and tuna...
Ready shrimps & tuna pasta salad

Now it's ready to fridge for a short time or serve at room temperature as you like.