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Broccoli, Tuna, And Shells

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Ingredients
  Macaroni shells 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Broccoli stalks 1 1⁄4 Pound (Use 2 Or 3 Large Ones)
  Canned tuna packed in water 7 Ounce (1 Can)
  Tomatoes 2 Large
  Chopped fresh basil/2 teaspoon dried 2 Ounce (2 Heaping Tablespoons)
  Chopped fresh oregano/2/3 teaspoon dried 2 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped red onion 4 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 5 Tablespoon (Of Good Quality)
  Red wine vinegar 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1)Boil 2 or 3 quarts of water in covered pot in a steamer, salt, if required.
2)After removing tough stems from broccoli cut heads into floweret's.
3)For about 7 minutes cook shells in rapidly boiling water until tender.
4)Steam broccoli about 5 minutes, depending on size of flowerettes.
5)Drain shells and rinse in cold water until cooled.
6)Drain broccoli and rinse under cold water until cool.
7)Meanwhile, drain tuna and rinse under cold water.
8)Cut tomatoes into large cubes.
9)Further chop fresh basil and oregano.
10)Beat together oil and vinegar and beat in basil and oregano.
11)Chop onion and combine broccoli, tomatoes, onion, shells, and tuna.
12)Mix in dressing gently and season with salt and pepper.
SERVING
13)Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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