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Tuna Pasta Broccoli And Red Pepper Salad

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Drained capers 2 Tablespoon
  Crumbled oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely minced garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For salad
  Broccoli 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Cooked farfalle/Shell macaroni 1⁄2 Pound (Freshly Cooked)
  Red peppers 4 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Canned solid white tuna 7 1⁄2 Ounce, drained and coarsely chunked (2 Cans Of 7 1/2 Ounce Each)
Directions

For dressing: Combine all ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid, shake well and refrigerate.
For salad: Peel broccoli stems and cut diagonally 1/2 inch thick.
Divide florets into 1-inch pieces.
Steam stems and florets separately in batches until crisp-tender.
Transfer to colander and run under cold water until cooled completely
Pat dry with paper towels.
Transfer florets to bowl and toss with about 1/4 of dressing.
Combine pasta, peppers and broccoli stems in large serving bowl and toss lightly with remaining dressing.
Add tuna and toss gently Make border of florets around salad.
Cover and chill before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pepper
Interest: 
Healthy

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