Spring Salad Stack-Up

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Tam D

By
@methodmaven

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make Spring Salad Stack-Up

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. Spread lettuce mix on top the cooked pasta in the bowl.
  3. Chop the cucumber and layer over the lettuce.
  4. Drain tuna, flake gently with a fork and distribute evenly over the top of the cucumber in the bowl.
  5. 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 :)

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About Spring Salad Stack-Up

Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Summer



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