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Tuna Pasta Salad With Pimiento Stuffed Olives

10 mins Serves 6 A delicious pasta salad tossed together with chunks of tuna, STAR Pimiento Stuffed Olives, cherry tomatoes and a super flavorful lemon-garlic vinaigrette. #STARFineFoods Ingredients:
For The Tuna Pasta Salad
8 oz. whole grain rigatoni 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cans chunk light tuna in water ½-cup sliced STAR Pimiento Stuffed Queen Olives Chopped fresh basil, for garnish
Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette
1 garlic clove, minced Zest of 1 lemon ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ⅓ cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tbsp. water Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste Instructions:

Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package; drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside and let cool; about 5 minutes.

Transfer pasta to a deep salad bowl and add halved tomatoes over pasta. Layer tuna over tomatoes. Add sliced olives over tuna and set aside.

In a mixing bowl, whisk together minced garlic, lemon zest, pinch of salt, lemon juice, olive oil, water, salt and pepper; whisk until thoroughly combined.

Add salad dressing to pasta; toss to combine.

Serve.

Tuna Pasta Salad With Pimiento Stuffed Olives

A delicious pasta salad tossed together with chunks of tuna, STAR Pimiento Stuffed Olives, cherry tomatoes and a super flavorful lemon-garlic vinaigrette. #STARFineFoods

Ingredients

  • For The Tuna Pasta Salad
  • 8 oz. whole grain rigatoni
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cans chunk light tuna in water
  • ½-cup sliced STAR Pimiento Stuffed Queen Olives
  • Chopped fresh basil, for garnish
  • Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

1

Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package; drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside and let cool; about 5 minutes.

2

Transfer pasta to a deep salad bowl and add halved tomatoes over pasta. Layer tuna over tomatoes. Add sliced olives over tuna and set aside.

3

In a mixing bowl, whisk together minced garlic, lemon zest, pinch of salt, lemon juice, olive oil, water, salt and pepper; whisk until thoroughly combined.

4

Add salad dressing to pasta; toss to combine.

5

Serve.

1

Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package; drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside and let cool; about 5 minutes.

2

Transfer pasta to a deep salad bowl and add halved tomatoes over pasta. Layer tuna over tomatoes. Add sliced olives over tuna and set aside.

3

In a mixing bowl, whisk together minced garlic, lemon zest, pinch of salt, lemon juice, olive oil, water, salt and pepper; whisk until thoroughly combined.

4

Add salad dressing to pasta; toss to combine.

5

Serve.

Recipe developed by: http://www.diethood.com

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 6

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