Spring Salad Stack-Up

Tam D


This salad is so good even the pre-schoolers ate it. It's wonderful for a quick, easy meal. Start stacking!

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20 Min


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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is such a quick, easy and tasty salad to prepare. The cucumber, tomatoes and lettuce add a fresh taste. The tuna makes this a bit hearty. Great for a simple lunch, light dinner or even for a cookout.

Note: I used 5 oz. cans of tuna.


2 c
plain corkscrew pasta, cooked and drained
2 Tbsp
crushed parsley flakes
2 c
chopped cucumber
2 c
tomato, wedges or chopped
3 can(s)
tuna, drained
1 bag(s)
lettuce mix
buttermilk ranch salad dressing

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cool water, and drain. Toss gently with parsley flakes and enough dressing to coat lightly. Spread evenly in bottom of a large serving bowl.
Spread lettuce mix on top the cooked pasta in the bowl.
Chop the cucumber and layer over the lettuce.
Drain tuna, flake gently with a fork and distribute evenly over the top of the cucumber in the bowl.
Top with tomato. Serve with dressing.

NOTE: I've also served this salad "buffet style" for casual parties, allowing everyone to create their own stack :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Lettuce Salads, Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #Summer