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Cool and Crisp Albacore Pasta Salad

Yield 6 servings (1 1/3 cups each)

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dry bow tie (farfalle) pasta, uncooked
  • 1 can (28 oz each) Hunt's Petite Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (12 oz each) albacore tuna, drained, flaked
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onionsthinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 large lettuce leaves, optional

How to Make It

  1. Hands On: 15 minutes
    Total: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water.

    Combine tomatoes, tuna, cucumber, carrots, mayonnaise, onions, basil, lemon pepper and salt in large serving bowl. Add cooled pasta. Gently toss until well blended.

    Cover; refrigerate 1 hour. Serve on lettuce leaf-lined salad plates, if desired.