Tuna Pasta Salad With Pimiento Stuffed Olives

10 mins Serves 6 #STARFineFoods Ingredients:
For The Tuna Pasta Salad
8-ounces 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 tablespoons 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.

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.

Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.

Add salad dressing to pasta; toss to combine.

Serve

Tuna Pasta Salad With Pimiento Stuffed Olives

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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Pimiento Stuffed Queen Olives

Big, bold and hearty and balanced perfectly with slightly sweet minced pimiento. Perfect for cocktails, appetizers and salads.

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Ingredients

  • For The Tuna Pasta Salad
  • 8-ounces 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 tablespoons 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.

2

Set aside and let cool; about 5 minutes.

3

Transfer pasta to a deep salad bowl.

4

Add halved tomatoes over pasta.

5

Layer tuna over tomatoes.

6

Add sliced olives over tuna and set aside.

7

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.

8

Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.

9

Add salad dressing to pasta; toss to combine.

10

Serve

1

Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package; drain and rinse with cold water.

2

Set aside and let cool; about 5 minutes.

3

Transfer pasta to a deep salad bowl.

4

Add halved tomatoes over pasta.

5

Layer tuna over tomatoes.

6

Add sliced olives over tuna and set aside.

7

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.

8

Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.

9

Add salad dressing to pasta; toss to combine.

10

Serve

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

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 6

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now

Pimiento Stuffed Queen Olives

Big, bold and hearty and balanced perfectly with slightly sweet minced pimiento. Perfect for cocktails, appetizers and salads.

Learn More Buy Now

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