Pasta Primavera Salad

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    Recipe Yield: 4

65 minutes

Serve this at your next summer cookout – guests will love it! Tip: This is an easy recipe to double for larger events – just use 1 lb. penne pasta, 1 bag of frozen veggies (or 4 cups of fresh) and double all other ingredients!


  • 1 (12 oz.) Can - Chunk Light or Albacore White Tuna in Water, drained
  • 2 cups frozen or fresh broccoli, cauliflower and red peppers, steamed and chilled
  • 14 cup sliced black olives
  • 12 cup reduced-fat ranch salad dressing
  • 12 cup crumbled, reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 2 cups penne pasta, cooked and chilled
  • 12 cup chopped fresh basil or 1-12 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 Tbsp. minced green onions
  • 3 cups mixed salad greens


  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except lettuce. Chill for 12 hour.
  • Divide salad greens among 4 salad plates. Spoon tuna and pasta mixture over the salad greens.
  • Garnish with additional basil.

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.