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Cool and Crisp Albacore Pasta Salad

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Cool and Crisp Albacore Pasta Salad

Cool and Crisp Albacore Pasta Salad

Delicious summery salad of tender pasta, vegetables and flaky albacore

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 1 hour, 15 minutes

Yield

6 servings (1-1/3 cups each)

Ingredients

3/4 Cup shredded carrot
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 can (12 oz ea) albacore tuna, drained, flaked
1/2 Cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
1 can (28 oz ea) Hunt's® Petite Diced Tomatoes, drained
3/4 Cup mayonnaise
1/2 Cup sliced green onions
8 large lettuce leaves, optional
8 Ounce dry bow tie (farfalle) pasta, uncooked
1/4 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning

Great Substitute: Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, drained, or Hunt's® Whole Peeled Tomatoes, cut up and drained, can be substituted for the Hunt's® Petite Diced Tomatoes.

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water.
  2. Combine tomatoes, tuna, cucumber, carrots, mayonnaise, onions, basil, lemon pepper and salt in large serving bowl. Add cooled pasta. Gently toss until well blended.
  3. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour. Serve on lettuce leaf-lined salad plates, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1-1/3 cups
Vitamin C 19.3 mg
Vitamin A 3141.6 iu
Iron 2.1 mg
Calories 447
Total Fat 24.3 g
Cholesterol 29.3 mg
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Sodium 836.8 mg
Carbohydrate 39.2 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Protein 18 g
Sugars 4.9 g
Calcium 71.7 mg

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