Recipe | Greek-style Tuna Salad (Sent in by Kirsten Corda)

  • 1 9-ounce package of whole wheat elbow pasta
  • 1 (12-ounce) can chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • 1 small chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup prepared Greek vinaigrette salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup black pitted black olives
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat feta cheese crumbles
  • Boiled egg white of 1 egg
  • 1 medium celery stalk chopped
1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain pasta and place in refrigerator to cool.
2. Mix tuna, onion, salad dressing, feta cheese, celery, egg white, olives, and cooled pasta in a large bowl.
3. Serve cold over a bed of Romaine lettuce.

Season to taste. Makes 4, one cup servings.

Each serving has: 360 calories; 54 grams carbohydrates; 7 grams total fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 45 milligrams cholesterol; 30 grams protein; 6 grams dietary fiber; 600 milligrams sodium. I agree Dinner Tonight recipes and demonstration videos are created especially for busy families who want to eat healthy. They are available at http://healthyliving.tamu.edu. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, this Greek-style Tuna Salad is the right choice for naturally occuring vitamin D found in tuna and some other types of fish including salmon, herring and mackerel. Also, the whole wheat pasta provides 24% of your daily requirement for dietary fiber.

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