Spiral Pasta Salad

Spiral Pasta Salad Charlie Approved
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  • Recipe Yield: 5

Cool off after a long day at the pool or the beach with our Spiral Pasta Salad. This salad is veggie heavy with asparagus, peas, zucchini, red onion and olives, along with Chunk Light Tuna and light Dijon vinaigrette dressing.
 
Ingredients:
  • 1 (6.4 oz.) Pouch - Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 2 cups tri-color spiral pasta (uncooked)
  • 1 cup asparagus, cut in 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup slivered pea pods
  • 12 small zucchini or yellow squash, diced
  • 12 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 can (6 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • ¾ cup light Dijon vinaigrette dressing
Directions:
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. During the last 3 minutes of cooking add asparagus pieces. Drain pasta and asparagus and run under cold water to cool.
  • In a large bowl combine tuna, pasta, asparagus, peapods, zucchini, red onion and ripe olives.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest and mustard. Gradually whisk in lemon juice.
  • Pour dressing over pasta mixture and combine well. Chill until ready to serve.
Nutrition Info
Servings Per Container: 6
Serving Size: 210g
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 360
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 320mg 113%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 6%
Iron 20%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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