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Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Salad with Capers and Olives

Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Salad with Capers and Olives is an easy tuna pasta salad recipe. It makes a lovely side dish or a perfect lunch. 
Course Entree, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 387kcal


  • 16 oz rotini
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 6.8 oz canned tuna drained
  • 2.2 oz capers non-pareil
  • 3 eggs chopped
  • 5 oz kalamata olives cut in half
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper


  • Cook rotini pasta according to directions.
  • Rinse and cool noodles.
  • Add 1 cup chopped onion, 6.8oz canned tuna drained, 2.2oz capers drained, 3 chopped boiled eggs, 5oz kalamata olives sliced in half, 3/4 cup mayonnaise, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • I like to add in a tsp of crushed red pepper, but you can omit this if you do not like spicy food.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate before serving.



Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.3mg