Pasta Salad with Tuna and Cannellini Beans
|Short pasta||1 Pound|
|Fresh chopped parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Canned tuna||7 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Canned cannellini beans||14 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)|
|Red onion||3⁄4 Small, thinly sliced|
|Stalks celery||2 , chopped in thin pieces|
|Lemon juice||4 Tablespoon (Of 1 Lemon)|
|Extra virgin olive oil||4 Tablespoon|
1. In a large pan, bring water to a boil.
2. Cook the pasta for an al dente texture. Drain and place in large serving bowl. (Do not overcook, it will continue cooking when done.)
3. Add in the tuna, beans, onion, celery, parsley and mix well.
4. In a separate bowl, mix the lemon juice and olive oil for the dressing then pour over the salad and mix.
5.. Mix well and set aside for 1 hour covered before you serve (or serve warm).
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Calories 529 Calories from Fat 133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14 g22.1%
Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 6 mg2%
Sodium 196 mg8.2%
Total Carbohydrates 72 g23.9%
Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.4%
Sugars 3.7 g
Protein 25 g49.9%
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 15.7%
Calcium 3.8% Iron 19.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet