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Healthy & Delicious: Niçoise Pasta Salad Recipe

Healthy & Delicious: Niçoise Pasta Salad Recipe
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1 pound penne or rotini

1/2 pound frozen green beans

4 to 6 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1/4 teaspoon table salt

2 6-ounce cans tuna in water, drained

2 cups grape tomatoes, halved

1/2 cup kalamata olives, chopped

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1 tablespoon capers

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

6 hardboiled eggs, quartered


While pasta and beans are cooking, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Whisk them together. Add tuna, tomatoes, olives, parsley, and capers. Stir to combine. Pour pasta and green beans into bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. Stir gently to combine. Add reserved pasta water and stir again if necessary. Top with eggs, if using.