Tuna and Green Bean Pasta Salad

Tuna and Green Bean Pasta Salad



16 ounces Dakota Growers Orecchiette

1 pound frozen cut green beans, thawed

1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained

3 green onions, chopped (or chives)

2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1 can (6 ounces) black olives, sliced

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/2 teaspoon celery salt

1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper (or black pepper)

2 tablespoons lemon juice


  Directions Prepare pasta according to package directions. During the last 2 minutes of cooking pasta, add green beans to blanch. Drain and rinse in cold water, drain well. In a large bowl, place tuna, green onions, tomatoes, black olives, parsley and pasta. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sour cream, balsamic vinegar, celery salt, pepper and lemon juice until well blended. Fold dressing into pasta and vegetable mixture and serve. Servings 6