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Yet another Trader Joe's copycat recipe for one of their excellent pre-packaged salads. Perfectly acceptable to use canned tuna, but for a real treat try some fresh albacore! Please note that all of my ingredient amounts are estimated.
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- 2 cups bow tie pasta
- 8 ounces fresh albacore tuna, drained (or 2 cans tuna, drained)
- 1 red bell pepper, minced
- 1 red onion, cut into crescents
- 2 teaspoons capers
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- fresh ground black pepper
- 1Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse under cold water to halt cooking. Drain.
- 2Broil or pan fry fresh tuna. Set aside. (If using canned tuna, drain and place the tuna in a serving bowl and proceed with recipe.).
- 3Combine dressing ingredients in non-reactive bowl and blend well.
- 4Break up the fresh tuna into bite size pieces and place in serving bowl with the pasta. Toss dressing gently with the pasta, tuna and remaining salad ingredients.
- 5Keep covered and chilled until ready to serve.
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Nutritional Facts for Albacore Tuna and Bow Tie Pasta Salad
Serving Size: 1 (115 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 294.6
- Calories from Fat 146
- Total Fat 16.2 g
- Saturated Fat 2.5 g
- Cholesterol 39.7 mg
- Sodium 423.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 20.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
- Sugars 4.0 g
- Protein 16.9 g