Penne Tuna herbed salad

DeLinda Brooks


I found this recipe in the local paper, and it is a family favorite.
Perfect for summer.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 6oz can(s)
    tuna/ packed in olive oil/ drained
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 lb
    penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp
    each: fresh lemon juice,extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c
    each chopped fresh, flat leaf parsley,basil,cilantro
  • 2 tsp
    capers, rinsed, drained

How to Make Penne Tuna herbed salad


  1. place tuna in a small bowl:break into flakes using fork. Set aside,Heat large pot filled with water to boil. Add penne and 1 teaspoon salt; cook until al dente, about 12 minutes. Drain; transfer to large serving bowl, add lemon juice,olive oil, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper; toss to coat.
  2. Add tuna, parsley,basil,cilantro and capers; mix gently. Taste and adjust seasoning. Cover; refrigerate to chill, about 1 hour.Serve at room temperature.

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About Penne Tuna herbed salad

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #tuna pasta

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