Barilla® Rotini Salad

with Tuna, Olives & Mozzarella Cheese

Made with

Barilla Rotini

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  • Skill
    Beginner


  • 420
    Calories
  • 47.0g
    Carbohydrate
  • 17.0g
    Protein
  • 18.0g
    Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients for 8 people      

  • 1 BOX Barilla Rotini
  • 1/3 CUP (84 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 CUPS (1 kg) Cherry Tomatoes Quartered
  • 1 CUP (340 g) Kalamata Olive Halved
  • 6 OUNCES (177 mL) Tuna In Olive Oil Drained
  • 1 CUP Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese (May Substitute Fresh Mozzarella)
  • 1 TEASPOON (5 mL) Salt-Packed Caper Soaked
  • 1/2 CUP (170 g) Fresh Basil Chopped

Instructions

  • BRING a large pot of salted water to a boil
  • SOAK capers in a bowl of water for 30 minutes to remove excess salt
  • COMBINE cherry tomatoes, olives, tuna, mozzarella, basil, salt, pepper and olive oil in a large bowl
  • Set aside to marinate 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • ADD Rotini to boiling water
  • Cook according to package directions
  • Drain, place on flat baking pan, drizzle with olive oil, and let cool
  • DRAIN capers and mince finely; add capers to the large bowl
  • When pasta is cool, add pasta to bowl
  • Toss all ingredients, season with additional salt and pepper as desired, toss well and serve
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