How to make it

  • Begin with bringing water to boil to cook pasta
  • make dressing for pasta by adding the pickle juice, dried onions, yellow mustard, sour cream, 1/4 cup mayonnaise, chili powder, dill, hot sauce, and paprika to a bowl and mix well. set aside
  • when water boils add a generous amount of salt and add pasta.
  • cook until just al dente.
  • drain and toss with cold water until pasta is chilled and has stopped cooking.
  • add pasta, egg, tuna and peas (if using) to dressing and mix to combine being careful not to break pasta. season with salt and pepper to taste. if the salad is too dry add additional mayonnaise 1 tbs at a time to your desired creaminess is reached.
  • refrigerate for at least 30 minutes (preferably a couple of hours). serve chilled.

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  • modmom50 10 years ago
    Sounds yummy and now I am making pasta in microwave should be a snap for this hot weather. Thanks for posting
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