Sunday, May 30, 2010

New Recipe: Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna Pasta Salad

Courtesy of KeyFood Recipes

Makes 6 servings

1lb. pasta
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
2 6-oz cans tuna, drained and flaked

Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. Drain pasta and return to pot.

In a small bowl, combine reserved pasta water, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper; mix well.

In large bowl, combine both bell peppers, corn, mushrooms, peas, red onion, tuna and cooked pasta.  Add oil mixture and toss gently before serving.

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