Tuna and Bean Pasta Salad

Recipe by Headhunter
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Boil water with salt and set pasta to cook just until texture is beyond a la dente, but not soft.
  • Drain tuna and add to large glass bowl. Break larger pieces so tuna is flakey.
  • Drain and wash beans and add to tuna.
  • Place non-oil packed sundried tomatoes in a bowl with hot water. Let stand for 5 minutes. After five minutes, drain excess water from tomatoes, chop and add to tuna and beans.
  • Remove olive pits by cutting a slit into each olive length wise. Add to tuna, beans and tomatoes.
  • Add chopped onion, garlic, celery, carrot, bell pepper.
  • Add mustard, oregano, basil, (dried or fresh) salt & pepper to taste, olive oil and lemon.
  • Stir and serve immediately or refrigerate for use up to 2 days later.
  • Add mayonaise to large bowl mixture or individual servings - if desired.