brings everyone around the table like a delicious meal to share together. With
today's hectic pace, often times it's the only chance family members and
friends really have a chance to sit down and talk, and there are few things
which jumpstart the conversation and bring a smile to the face of those you are
dining with more than a quick, easy dish bursting with flavour. Pasta is
perhaps one of the most versatile foods, and coincidentally so is seafood –
mixing the two together makes for a winning combination all the way around.
tuna and pasta salad can be easily prepared using ingredients most of us
already have around the kitchen, and the result is a scrumptious and nutrient-packed
meal that leaves little mess to clean up after dinner.
especially tuna, is an important part of any diet as it helps promote brain
function and ocular health. As reported by www.livestrong.com
a 100g serving of canned
tuna can have 20g or more of protein and under 1g of fat, making it an
all-around winner at the dinner table. Try incorporating it into unexpected
dishes, such as spaghetti sauce or lasagna and experience a flavour that is out
of this world!
out these three amazing tuna recipes!
Turn an ordinary pasta
salad extraordinary by adding seafood. The carbs from the noodles and the
protein from the tuna give you all the energy you need to take on the world.
Tuna & Pasta Salad
1 ½ cups (375 mL) rotini pasta
1 can (170 g) Clover Leaf Solid White Tuna, drained and broken into chunks
1 cup (250 mL) canned or frozen (thawed) corn
1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
3 tbsp (45 mL) white wine vinegar
Pasta salad is a quick
and easy dish to bring to any social event. Pairing it with seafood and fruit
creates a delectable surprise on the palate that is sure to please everyone.
Waldorf Pasta Salad
4 oz small shell pasta, cooked and drained
½ cup (100 mL) red grapes, halved
½ cup (100 mL) chopped apple
¼ cup (50 mL) diced celery
¼ cup (50 mL) walnut pieces
¼ cup (50 mL) mayonnaise or bottled Italian dressing
1 pouch (85 g) Clover Leaf Rip'n Ready Albacore Tuna
A new take on a classic favorite.
3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil, divided
¼ cup (50 mL) coarsely chopped onion
1 can (796 mL) diced tomatoes
salt and pepper
2 fresh basil leaves, chopped or 1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
2 cans (85 g each) Clover Leaf Solid Light Tuna in Olive Oil
1 lb (454 g) spaghetti or linguine