Pasta Salad with Italian Tuna and Arugula ___

Pasta Salad with Italian Tuna and Arugula

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 1 pound Gomiti or elbow pasta (use any cut you like)
  • 8 ounces Italian tuna packed in olive oil drained
  • 2 cups arugula packed (washed and dried)
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut into halves
  • 0.5 cup red wine vinegar
  • 0.25 cup extra virgin olive oil (extra for drizzling on the freshly cooked pasta)
  • salt and fresh black pepper to taste

Directions

Cook the pasta until al dente in salted boiling water. Drain in a colander and run under cold water to stop the cooking pasta. Toss with olive oil to prevent sticking. Allow the pasta to cool.

In a bowl, combine tuna, arugula, red onion and tomatoes. Add the vinegar and oil, salt and pepper and toss.

Finally add the pasta and toss together once more adding more oil if needed.

Chill and serve with extra fresh black pepper and another drizzle of good EV olive oil.