Italian Tuna Pasta Salad
My husband was fond of fish, so I was always looking for new recipes. When we had this dish at an Italian friend's home, I got the recipe. It is a good choice for potluck suppers or picnics.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1-1/2 cups cooked small shell pasta
- 1 cup shredded carrot
- 1 cup shredded zucchini
- 1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained
- 6 tablespoons creamy Italian salad dressing
- Lettuce leaf, optional
- In a large bowl, combine the pasta, carrots, zucchini, tuna and salad dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 418 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 684mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 27g protein.
Originally published as Italian Tuna Pasta Salad in Reminisce January/February 2004