Cavatappi Pasta Salad with Tuna and Olives

Cavatappi Pasta Salad with Tuna and Olives

This is a great macaroni salad with cavatappi pasta I started making a few years back and is now requested at every event I attend. So simple, yet delicious!
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add cavatappi and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, 9 to 10 minutes. Drain and run under cold water until no longer hot. Drain again and transfer to a big bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Add mayonnaise, tuna, olives, celery, onion, salt, and pepper to the pasta; toss until fully combined. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.