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Tuna Casserole

Some years ago, I recall having tuna casserole for dinner at least twice a month.  My family and I always enjoyed it.  Now it’s hard for me to recall the last time that I prepared this little tasty dish.  I’ve never been fun of using cream of mushroom soup so this recipe was perfect for me.  I really would like for you to share your tuna casserole dish with us.  I know that there are many variations out there.  By the way, is it something that you prepare on a regular basis, or every now and then?

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Posted by on February 24, 2012 in main dishes, Pasta, seafood

 

Vegetable Pasta Salad

If you can boil water, you can make this dish, it’s that simple. 
 Ingredients:

  • 12 oz. Tri-Color Rotini or Garden Style Twirls pasta
  • 1 1/4 cups Extra-virgin Oil Italian Vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup Pepperoni minis
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup Provolone cheese (cut into small pieces) or Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

Cook pasta al dente; rise, drain and set aside.
Cut broccoli into bite size pieces.
Cut tomatoes in half.
Drain olives.
Place cool pasta in a bowl.
Add remaining ingredients except parmesan cheese, mix well.
Cover and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on pasta and serve.

Twist: Provolone Cheese, Extra-virgin Oil Italian Vinaigrette

 

 
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Posted by on January 19, 2012 in Pasta