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Greek Style Pasta Salad

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Ingredients
  Cucumber 1 Medium
  Macaroni bow ties 4 Ounce
  Red onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Ripe olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced, pitted
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried mint 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Lettuce leaves 1
  Canned chunk white tuna in water 6 1⁄2 Ounce, chilled (1 Can)
  Feta cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup Crumbled)
  Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare cucumber quarter it lengthwise, seed and cut into 1/2 -inch-thick slices.

MAKING
2. Prepare the pasta by cooking it as per package directions.
3. Then drain it, rinse with cold water, drain again and keep aside.
4. In a large bowl toss together cooked pasta, cucumber, red onion and olives lightly to mix.
5. To make the dressing in a Tupperware Quick Shake container shake well applying seal and cap after adding the salad oil, lemon juice, oregano, mint and 14 teaspoon pepper.
6. Toss pasta pouring dressing over it to coat well.
7. With cover let it chill for 4 to 24 hours.
8. Line 4 dinner plates with lettuce and spoon pasta mixture.
9. Drain tuna and break into chunks.

SERVING
10. Arrange it topping with feta cheese on top of the pasta mixture and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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