Tuna Salad Italiano

Tuna Salad Italiano

This protein-packed salad, with pasta, potatoes, and a bright mix of veggies, is both pretty and healthy.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

8 servings (1 cup each)

2
cups uncooked small pasta shells (7 oz)
4
small red potatoes, cut in half, sliced
2
cups Green Giant® frozen cut green beans (from 1-lb bag)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
can (6 oz) tuna in water, drained, flaked
1
medium tomato, seeded, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
1/2
cup sliced green onions (8 medium)
1/2
cup Italian dressing
2
hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  1. In 4-quart saucepan, cook pasta as directed on package, adding potatoes and frozen green beans during last 5 to 7 minutes of cooking time; cook until vegetables and pasta are tender. Drain.
  2. In large bowl, gently toss cooked pasta, potatoes and green beans with oil. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  3. Stir in tuna, tomato and onions. Pour dressing over salad; stir gently to coat. Top with hard-cooked eggs.
Makes 8 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Fresh green beans can be used in place of the frozen beans.
Tip
You could use salmon instead of the tuna in this easy pasta salad.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 320mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 12g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.