Pasta Salad Nicoise

This salad gives pasta a Mediterranean flair.


1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 pound rotini pasta
2 (6 ounce) cans solid white tuna packed in water, drained and broken into pieces
4 tablespoons onion, chopped
2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 cup pitted black olives, chopped
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
salt and pepper to taste


Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add salt if desired. Add string beans and cook for 4 minutes. Remove immediately to a colander with slotted spoon.

Using the same pot of water, cook pasta until just al dente. Rinse with cold water and drain thoroughly.

In a large bowl combine next 4 ingredients. Add green beans and drained pasta.

Combine mayonnaise, balsamic vinegar, honey and celery salt. Mix dressing into salad. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serves 6.

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