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Tuna Twist Pasta Salad

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  1 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Need a quick salad? Cook frozen veggies with pasta, toss in crunchy celery and canned tuna, then blend with bottled dressing.

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked rotini (spiral) pasta (3 oz)
1
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 1-lb bag)
1/4
cup chopped celery
1
can (6 oz) albacore tuna in water, drained, flaked
3/4
cup Parmesan peppercorn dressing
Red leaf lettuce

Steps

  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package, adding frozen peas during last 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 In large bowl, gently toss cooled cooked pasta and peas, celery and tuna. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat well. Spoon salad onto lettuce-lined plates.
  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package, adding frozen peas during last 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 In large bowl, gently toss cooled cooked pasta and peas, celery and tuna. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat well. Spoon salad onto lettuce-lined plates.

Expert Tips

If you'd prefer, ranch dressing can be substituted for the Parmesan peppercorn dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
710mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
17g
17%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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