Lord Honey, look on your plate--is it a tuna salad? a garden salad? a pasta salad? It's a Super Country Bling's "Tuna & Garden Pasta Salad"!!! That's right the best of three salads all tossed into one. A perfect side dish or all-in-one light, refreshing brunch/lunch treat.
Refreshing Tuna Pasta Salad
Jason Smith, FNS southerncountrybling.com
2-cups penne pasta, cooked according to box, and cooled
1-cup frozen peas, thawed
1-head romaine lettuce, washed and rough chopped
1-red or yellow bell pepper, diced
2-cans white tuna
1-pkg dry Italian season
3-TBSP lemon juice
2-tsp white sugar or 1-TBSP honey
3-TBSP sour cream
½-tsp black pepper
· Place first 6 ingredients into a mixing bowl.
· Using a Mason jar with a lid, put the dressing ingredients into the jar; screw on lid and shake several times; pour over salad mixture, toss with a light hand until coated.
· Can be served immediately or chilled.
Tip: You can replace the tuna with sliced grilled chicken.