Tuna Salad Italiano

This protein-packed salad, with pasta, potatoes, and a bright mix of veggies, is both pretty and healthy.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked small pasta shells (7 oz)
4
small red potatoes, cut in half, sliced
2
cups Green Giant™ frozen cut green beans (from 1-lb bag)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
can (6 oz) tuna in water, drained, flaked
1
medium tomato, seeded, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
1/2
cup sliced green onions (8 medium)
1/2
cup Italian dressing
2
hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, cook pasta as directed on package, adding potatoes and frozen green beans during last 5 to 7 minutes of cooking time; cook until vegetables and pasta are tender. Drain.
  • 2 In large bowl, gently toss cooked pasta, potatoes and green beans with oil. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in tuna, tomato and onions. Pour dressing over salad; stir gently to coat. Top with hard-cooked eggs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    320mg
    320%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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