Tuna-and-Green Bean Pasta Salad



6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 271
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 4.2 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 18.4 g
Carbohydrate 33.1 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 496 mg
Calcium 24 mg


1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
4 cups cooked gemelli (about 2 cups uncooked short twisted pasta)
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 tablespoons capers
2 (6-ounce) cans albacore tuna in water, drained and flaked


Cut beans into 1-inch pieces. Combine juice and next 5 ingredients ( juice through garlic powder) in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add Green Beans and Pan-Roasted Red Onions, pasta, and remaining ingredients; toss well.

November 1999
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