This pasta salad recipe is a fiver-rich complete meal, with vegetables, tuna, and cheese.

Source: Midwest Living
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Citrus Tuna Pasta Salad

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta in a Dutch oven according to package directions, adding the artichoke hearts the last 5 minutes of cooking; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. Halve any large artichoke hearts.

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  • Transfer pasta and artichoke hearts to a very large bowl. Gently stir in tuna, mushrooms, sweet peppers, and olives.

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  • Pour Lemon Dressing over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. Before serving, gently stir in tomatoes and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Makes 8 servings.

To Tote:

Transport salad, tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

For 4 Servings:

Prepare using method above, except cook pasta and artichoke hearts in a large saucepan. Stir salad together in a large bowl.

Nutrition Facts (Citrus Tuna Pasta Salad)

394 calories; 12 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 31 mg cholesterol; 407 mg sodium. 466 mg potassium; 45 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 25 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 534 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 8 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 89 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 101 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Lemon Dressing

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  • In a small bowl whisk together lemon peel, lemon juice, rice vinegar, salad oil, snipped fresh thyme, sugar, black pepper, and garlic. Makes about 3/4 cup.

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