Tuna Twist Pasta Salad

Need a quick salad? Cook frozen veggies with pasta, toss in crunchy celery and canned tuna, then blend with bottled dressing.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked rotini (spiral) pasta (3 oz)
1
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 1-lb bag)
1/4
cup chopped celery
1
can (6 oz) albacore tuna in water, drained, flaked
3/4
cup Parmesan peppercorn dressing
Red leaf lettuce

  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package, adding frozen peas during last 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 In large bowl, gently toss cooled cooked pasta and peas, celery and tuna. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat well. Spoon salad onto lettuce-lined plates.

Expert Tips

If you'd prefer, ranch dressing can be substituted for the Parmesan peppercorn dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
710mg
710%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.