Tuscan Tuna Pasta Salad

SERVINGS: 6 | PREP TIME: 15 minutes | COOK TIME: 15 minutes

A light pasta salad, perfect for a summer picnic or family dinner — delicious hot or cold!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cans (4.5 oz. each) Portofino Solid Yellowfin Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ lb. Barilla penne pasta
  • 1 qt. grape tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1 cup halved Kalamata olives
  • 8 oz. pearl-sized fresh mozzarella balls
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • Fresh basil for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, spread tomatoes on rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Roast in preheated oven for 10–15 minutes.
  4. Drain pasta and place in large bowl. Toss with roasted tomatoes, olives, mozzarella and balsamic vinaigrette.
  5. Just before serving, toss with tuna and pine nuts, and add sliced fresh basil as desired.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Tuscan Tuna Pasta Salad

Serving Size:

Servings: 6

Nutritional Info Amount/Serving % DV*
Calories 390
Calories from Fat 210
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 460mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 15%
Iron 8%