Pasta Farfelle & Tuna Salad


This Bow tie tuna salad is a very tasty addition to your sumptuous lunch or dinner.  It can be enjoyed as a meal in a tiffin box too. It is a wonderful light meal & a refreshing chilled salad on a hot summer day.

The bow tie shape is also very attractive to children & is great to serve at a child’s party. You may even serve it in canapés.

Do try out this delicious pasta salad & I’m sure you will be wanting more… 😀

Ingredients :

  • 3 cups Farfalle (Bow Tie) Pasta (cooked as per directions)
  • 1 can flaked Tuna with oil
  • 1 small (diced) Yellow Bell Pepper (discard the pith & seeds)
  • 1 small (diced) Red Bell Pepper (discard the pith & seeds)
  •  1 Celery Stalk (minced)
  • 1 tsp. Lime Juice
  • ¼ tsp. Black Pepper pwd. or freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp. mixed dry Italian Herbs
  • Olive Oil for drizzling as desired
  • Few tbsps. freshly chopped Coriander
  • Salt to taste

Procedure :
In a sufficiently large bowl, combine cooked & cooled pasta, tuna flakes with oil, diced bell peppers, celery, lime juice, mixed dry herbs, salt & pepper. Give it a good stir.

Chill for at least an hour to allow flavors to blend.

Just before serving toss well.

Serve drizzled with olive oil, sprinkled with dry herbs & some freshly chopped coriander.

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