Tuna, green beans and black olives (the key ingredients in a Niçoise salad) team up in this new twist on a perennial favorite.
- 1/4 lb fresh green beans, sliced diagonally into 1-inch (2.5cm) pieces and lightly steamed
- 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives
- 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley, minced
- 1 Tbs capers (optional)
- 16 cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 3 Tbs red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 Tbs fresh oregano, minced
- 2 6 1/2-ounce (185g) cans water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
- 1 lb rotini (corkscrew pasta)
- Combine green beans, olives, onion, parsley, capers and tomatoes in a large bowl. Combine garlic, olive oil, vinegar, mustard, and oregano in a small jar and shake well. Pour dressing over vegetables and toss well. Let marinate in refrigerator 1 hour.
- Cook rotini according to package directions. Rinse and drain well. Toss warm pasta with tuna and marinated vegetables. Serve immediately.
Calories from Fat 62 (17%)
(11%)Total Fat 7g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrate 63g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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