Rustic Pasta Toss with Tuna and Tomatoes

Rustic Pasta Toss with Tuna and Tomatoes

This pasta salad is loaded with farm-stand squash and zucchini — and two pounds of tomatoes. Just combine the raw veggies with canned tuna and campanelle pasta for a beat-the-heat — and beat-the-clock — meal.Recipe: Rustic Pasta Toss with Tuna and Tomatoes

TOTAL TIME: 0:30
PREP: 0:15
YIELD: 6 MAIN-DISH SERVINGS

INGREDIENTS

salt
Pepper
1 lb. campanelle or fusilli pasta
2 medium zucchini
1 medium yellow squash
1 pt. cherry or grape tomatoes
¼ c. pitted kalamata olives
¼ c. fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
¼ c. extra-virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic
2 can tuna in water

DIRECTIONS

1-Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling on high. Add pasta; cook minimum time that label directs.

2-Meanwhile, trim zucchini and squash, cut into quarters lengthwise, then cut into thin slices crosswise. Slice tomatoes in half. Slice olives and finely chop parsley.

3-In large bowl, whisk vinegar, oil, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper; stir in tomatoes.

4-Drain pasta well. Add to tomato mixture along with tuna, zucchini, squash, olives, and parsley. Toss until well mixed.

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