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

Honey Tips

Honey Never Spoils

No need to refrigerate it. It can be stored unopened, indefinitely, at room temperature in a dry cupboard.


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.