MEDITERREANEAN PASTA SALAD
A fresh and delicious pasta salad made with tuna, tomatoes, olives, basil and mozzarella! SO FRESH and easy!
Your favorite pasta
(you can also roast some of them)
a few leaves
Tuna fillets in olive oil
(130 gr drained)
Mozzarelline (cherry mozzarellas) or mozzarella
Your favorite olives
(I love Taggiasche olives aka
Cook the pasta, in salted water, according to package directions. Make sure to cook it al dente.
Drain it and immediately
rinse it under cold water
to stop the cooking process.
Put it into a bowl and let it chill in the fridge.
In the meantime, prepare the ingredients:
Wash the tomatoes, chop them in quarters and put them into a bowl.
Wash the basil leaves and add them to the tomatoes.
Drain the tuna fillets and the cherry mozzarellas and put them into the bowl.
Pit the olives and add them to the other ingredients .
In a large bowl, combine the prepared pasta and these ingredients. Toss to combine.
Let chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight.
The day after, if the pasta salad seems dry, add some extra virgin olive oil.
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