Tuna and Broccoli Pasta Salad with Red Pepper Dressing

Adding tuna to pasta salad results in a nutritious main course. Here the pasta is dressed with a red pepper-basil sauce.

Ingredients

Dressing:
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup roasted red peppers, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup basil leaves, tightly packed
1/4 cup capers, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
1 large clove garlic
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Salad:
1 (16 ounce) package penne pasta
3 cups broccoli florets cut into small pieces
2 (6 ounce) cans white tuna, packed in water, drained and flaked
6 scallions, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Dressing:
Place all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth. Set aside.

Salad:
Cook pasta according to package directions. Do not overcook. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain again. Pour pasta into a large bowl.


Cook broccoli florets in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain. Put into bowl with pasta. Add tuna, scallions and salt and pepper.


Pour dressing over salad. Toss to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serves: 4-6


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