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Whole Wheat Macaroni Tuna Salad

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Ingredients
  Uncooked whole wheat seashell macaroni 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Fresh broccoli 3⁄4 Pound
  Tomato 1 Large, unpeeled and coarsely chopped
  Green onions with tops 2 Small, thinly sliced
  Canned water packed tuna 6 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Chopped fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried whole basil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh oregano/1/2 teaspoon dried whole oregano 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) Cook the macaroni, without salt, as per package directions.
2) Drain the macaroni and rinse with cold water.
3) Trim off the large outer leaves of the broccoli, and remove the stalk-€™s tough ends.
4) Wash and cut flowerets into bite-size pieces.
5) Thinly slice the stalks.
6) Steam the broccoli for 4 to 6 minutes, till crisp-tender. Allow to cool.
7) Combine the macaroni, broccoli, tomato, green onions, and tuna in a large bowl. Gently toss.
8) Combine the remaining ingredients in a jar.
9) Cover tightly, and vigorously shake.
10) Pour the dressing over the salad, and toss well to coat.
11) Chill for several hours, stirring occasionally.

SERVING
12) Serve with freshly made garlic bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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