Source: FRENCH'S® Famous Cookbook

Tuscan Tuna Stuffed Pasta Salad
This salad, with some crusty bread, can be served as a main dish for supper or as a side dish on a buffet.
Rating:
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

 

 
16 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 can (15 ounces) white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (6 ounces) white tuna in water, drained and flaked
1 jar (4 ounces) chopped pimento, rinsed and drained
1 1/3 cups French's® Original or Chedddar French fried onions




Cook pasta shells according to package directions using shortest cooking time; rinse under cold running water and drain.

Place Taste Toppers on a microwave-safe dish. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes until golden.

In large bowl, combine beans, tuna, pimento, 2/3 cup Taste Toppers, salad dressing and basil; toss well to coat. Spoon 3 tablespoons bean mixture into each pasta shell. Sprinkle with remaining Taste Toppers.