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Tuna Salad for Two

 Tuna Salad for Two
This time, Tuna Salad for Two comes from Sharon Balzer of Phoenix, Arizona. "We have long, hot summers here in the dessert Southwest, so I try to get creative with salads and come up with cool dinners for my husband Roger, and me," explains Sharon. "I've been serving this tasty, refreshing dish for at least 5 years. We think it's simply scrumptious!"
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups torn lettuce
  • 2-1/2 cups cooked spiral pasta
  • 1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup julienned provolone or mozzarella cheese
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • On two salad plates, arrange the first 10 ingredients in order
  • listed. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine dressing
  • ingredients; shake well. Pour over salads and serve immediately.
  • Yield: 2 servings.

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Tuna Salad for Two (continued)

Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.