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Pasta Salad with Tuna, Pine Nuts, and Red Peppers

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“This salad tastes great, and is even better the next day! Just give it about an hour to come to room temperature.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy 6-inch skillet over moderate heat for 1 minute.
  2. Add the pine nuts and cook until lightly browned-about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomato.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl.
  5. Stir in the tuna, red peppers, olives, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  6. (At this point, the sauce can be covered and allowed to stand at room temperature for up to 2 hours).
  7. Cook the pasta according to package directions until al dente.
  8. Drain in a colander, then add the pasta to the tuna sauce and mix well.
  9. Sprinkle with the parsley.
  10. Serve at room temperature.
  11. You may serve this with sesame bread sticks and steamed asparagus.
  12. Enjoy!
  13. Serves 6.

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