Avocado Pasta Salad Nicoise

2 Cloves Minced Fresh Garlic

¼ Cup Chopped Fresh Basil (Fresh Basil Storage and Selection Tips)

¾ Cup Diced Fresh Tomato

¼ Cup Fat-Free Italian Dressing (Try Our Vinaigrette)

¼ Cup Sliced Red Onion

¼ Cup Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

¾ Cup Sliced Black Olives

1 Can Drained Water-Packed Tuna

4 Leaves Green Leaf Lettuce

½ Diced California Avocado

In a small bowl, combine the dressing, basil, garlic and red pepper flakes. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine rotini pasta, tuna, tomato, avocado and red onion. Add dressing and toss. Line four plates with lettuce leaves, spoon on salad and garnish with olive slices. Serves 4.


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