*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         SHELLS WITH BEANS AND TUNA
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Low-fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Uncooked Medium Shells
                         -OR Elbow Macaroni OR
                         -other medium pasta shape
   12 1/4   oz           Chunk light tuna in water
                         -- drained
   16       oz           Canned kidney beans
                         -OR pinto beans,
                         -rinsed and drained
      1/2   md           Red onion -- chopped
      1/4   c            Chopped parsley
                         -(Italian or curly)
      1/4   c            Chopped ripe black olives
    2       tb           Red wine vinegar
                         Salt to taste
      1/4   ts           Freshly ground black pepper
    2       tb           Grated Asiago cheese
 
   Prepare pasta according to package directions. While
   pasta is cooking, combine tuna, beans, onion, parsley
   and olives in a mixing bowl.
   
   In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, salt and
   pepper.
   
   When pasta is done, drain it well and toss it with the
   bean mixture. Pour vinaigrette over pasta and toss
   well. Spoon cheese over pasta and toss gently.
   Refrigerate and serve cold.
   
   Each serving provides: 329 Calories; 23.3 g Protein;
   46.5 g Carbohydrates; 5.4 g Fat; 16.7 mg Cholesterol;
   458 mg Sodium. Calories from Fat: 15%
   
   Copyright National Pasta Association
   (http://www.ilovepasta.org) (Reprinted with permission)
  
 
 
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