Whole Wheat Macaroni Tuna Salad

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Dec. 24, 2011

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
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 236Calories from Fat 35

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 203 mg8.46%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet