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This Tuna Pasta Salad ticks all the boxes. Featuring green beans, potatoes, and tomatoes, it's nutritious, light but filling, and full of flavor! | yummyaddiction.com
Tuna and Green Bean Pasta Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

This Tuna Pasta Salad is light but filling, nutritious, and crazy delicious. It makes a perfect summer dinner!

Servings: 6 people
Calories: 417 kcal
Author: Yummy Addiction
Ingredients
  • 1 lb (450g) green beans , trimmed and cut into pieces
  • 2 large potatoes , diced
  • 1/2 lb (225g) tricolor pasta , or any other short pasta you like
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic , finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 9 oz. (250g) canned tuna , drained
Instructions
  1. Cook the green beans in a large pot of salted water for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and set aside.

  2. In the same pot, add the potatoes and cook for about 8-10 minutes until they are tender but still hold their shape. Drain and set aside.

  3. In the same pot, cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

  4. In a small bowl, add the lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, oregano, salt, and pepper. Whisk to combine.

  5. Place the tomatoes, basil, and parsley in a large bowl. Add the tuna. Add the cooked green beans, potatoes, and pasta. Pour the dressing over and toss well. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Everyday Pasta by Giada De Laurentiis