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Your standard pasta salad recipe is getting a refresh. Light, tangy, and flavorful, this tuna pasta salad is an easy addition to any summer party or potluck. Flaky tuna, briny black olives, sweet cherry tomatoes, and a bright squeeze of lemon juice all come together in this tuna pasta salad recipe. The best part? It only takes two steps. If you have basil, oregano, mint or other herbs, chop them up and toss them in for even more fresh flavor.

Recipe by MyRecipes August 2011

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Credit: Kate Sears

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prep:
15 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
27 mins
Yield:
Serves 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta and cook until tender, about 12 minutes, or as package label directs.

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  • In a bowl, whisk oil, lemon zest and juice and 1/2 tsp. salt. Drain pasta; add to bowl with dressing. Add tomatoes, tuna, olives, onion and parsley and toss well. Let cool to room temperature, season with salt and pepper, if desired, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

561 calories; fat 26g; saturated fat 4g; protein 23g; carbohydrates 60g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 25mg; sodium 525mg.
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