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Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Mediterranean Tuna SaladA satisfying entrée salad featuring albacore tuna, fusilli pasta, havarti cheese, kalamata olives, bell pepper and green onions tossed with your favorite Italian dressing.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 (6.5-ounce) cans water packed albacore tuna, drained and flaked
1/2 pound havarti cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup pitted kalamata or black olives, thinly sliced
1 (16-ounce) package fusilli, cooked according to package directions
1 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced green bell pepper
Zest from 1 lemon
1 (8-ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing
8 Lettuce leaves, washed and patted dry
Olives, for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Toss to combine. Let stand for 15 minutes. Serve on a lettuce leaf. Garnish with olives, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Association For Dressings and Sauces.