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    Tuna Spaghetti Salad

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    30 mins

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    Lennie's Note:

    This is an excellent change from the traditional creamy tuna pasta salad. Makes a great main course for a light dinner or lunch, and is also great on a bbq buffet or to take to a potluck. Note that you can prepare the sauce while the pasta is cooking, making this quick too. While it keeps well for a day or two, you can also cut it in half to feed two.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put on a large pot of salted water to boil; cook spaghetti until al dente stage; drain well and set aside.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together oil, garlic, hot pepper flakes and salt and pepper until well combined.
    3. 3
      Stir in tomatoes, roasted peppers (you can substitute raw red bell peppers if you wish, but the taste will be a little different; still good, just different), tuna and olives (I use greek kalamata olives).
    4. 4
      Next, stir in parsley and basil (do not substitute dried) and green onions.
    5. 5
      Add the well-drained spaghetti to bowl and thoroughly combine with sauce.
    6. 6
      Taste; add more salt and pepper if you wish.
    7. 7
      This is best served either warm or at room temperature; if you wish to make it ahead of time, cover well and refrigerate, but bring it back to room temp before you serve it.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 11, 2005

      35

      This didn't work out for us as well as I expected - mayble next time I'll only use one can of tuna and add some more vegetables and cheese to suit our taste better. Thanks for sharing!

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    • on June 20, 2004

      55

      This was really delicious on a hot day. I was looking for a non mayo based tuna pasta salad, and this hit it. Biggest change I made...which did not affect the taste, I used bowtie pasta instead of spaghetti. I would certainly recommend that. I used roasted red peppers in the jar to save time. (The ones with the olive oil and spices). Everything else was perfect. I will use better olives next time! My finishing touch not in the recipe....I added a couple of ounces of feta cheese. I loved this recipe. Thanks, Lennie.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tuna Spaghetti Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (186 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 356.4
     
    Calories from Fat 70
    19%
    Total Fat 7.8 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 29.1 mg
    9%
    Sodium 390.6 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 45.5 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    11%
    Sugars 2.2 g
    9%
    Protein 24.5 g
    49%

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    roasted red peppers

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