Sweet and Spicy Tuna Pasta Salad

Spring is here! Time to break out those beautiful, refreshing salads! This sweet and spicy tuna pasta salad is perfect to welcome the season!

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Sweet and Spicy Tuna Pasta Salad

Sweet and Spicy Tuna Pasta Salad
Author: Foodieaholic
Ingredients
  • 2 (2.6 oz.) Pouches – Starkist Tuna Creations® Sweet & Spicy, flaked
  • 4 oz. (about 1- 1⁄4 cups) uncooked high-fiber penne pasta
  • One 12 oz. bag (about 4 cups) broccoli coleslaw
  • 2 cups chopped red and yellow bell peppers
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped jicama
  • 1⁄4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄8 tsp. red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Prepare pasta in a medium pot per package instructions, about 10 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine broccoli slaw with 1⁄4 cup water. Cover and microwave for 4-5 minutes, until softened.
  3. Alternatively, steam your slaw by microwaving it right in the bag, if the package says it can be done. Drain excess liquid.
  4. Add bell peppers, onion, jicama, and flaked tuna.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk vinegar, oil and red pepper flakes.
  6. Add to the large bowl, and mix well.
  7. Enjoy immediately or cover and chill!

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Special thanks to Hungry Girl and Starkist for sharing this fun recipe. Also try this Tuna and Apple Slaw!

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