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Pasta Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of Fusilli Pasta (or one of your choice)
  • mixed lettuce (to place below and around the finished salad)
  • 2 avocados
  • 3 tomatoes
  • about 5 stalks of celery
  • 1 cup of corn
  • 3 tins of white tuna
  • 5 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 ½  tbsp or Dijon mustard
  • lemon juice to your liking
  • salt and pepper to season

Pasta Salad

Directions:

1. In a large pot bring water to a boil and drop your dry pasta in with some salt. Do not over cook your pasta. Al dente or a minute more is just perfect.

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2. While the pasta is cooking, dice your avocados and place them in a small bowl with lemon juice not to brown.

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3. Dice the tomatoes, the celery and place them in a medium bowl.

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4. Add to the tomatoes and celery the corn.

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5.  Then add the avocados with the lemon juice to the other diced vegetables.

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6. In a small bowl mix the Dijon mustard, mayonnaise and olive oil.

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7. Pour this dressing onto the medium bowl with all the vegetables and mix them well.

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8. When your pasta is ready, run it under cold water to stop the cooking process as well as to cool it down fast.

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9.  Once the pasta is completely rinsed and drained place the pasta in a large bowl. Toss the vegetables with the dressing onto the pasta and mix it well.

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10. Add the tuna on top of the pasta and toss it a few time till it’s all properly distributed.

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11. Add salt, pepper and lemon to your liking

12. In a large serving platter, arrange your mixed greens around the side and a bit on the bottom of the serving dish.

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13. Carefully then start transferring the pasta salad into the center of the serving platter.

Serve and enjoy!

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