Tuna Twist Pasta Salad

Need a quick salad? Cook frozen veggies with pasta, toss in crunchy celery and canned tuna, then blend with bottled dressing.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    710mg
    710%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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