Florentine Tortellini Tuna Salad.
A quick and easy salad made with all things pantry and a few organic vegetables just to round it out! Protein rich and full of nutrition, my Florentine Tortellini Tuna Salad is a great summertime pasta salad recipe for your next cook out or summer celebration; it is sure to be a keeper! Enjoy this super easy to prepare salad on a hot summer day with a craft beer or chilled white wine!
8-10 ounce package of spinach ricotta tortellini(I like DeLallo brand)
3/4 can artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped
1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2 cups chopped fresh organic spinach
1 can olive oil packed tuna, slightly drained then flaked
2 roasted red bell peppers, chopped
1 teaspoon or to taste ground black pepper(Frontier veggie pepper is good)
1 heavy tablespoon dried oregano
A good dredge of extra virgin olive oil( about 3 tablespoons)
Lemon juice to taste(be generous)
Cook the tortellini per package instructions in well salted boiling water
Drain and let cool slightly
In the meantime, mix the next 7 ingredients in a large bowl
Add the tortellini and mix gently
Add the oil and lemon juice, mix well
Serve my Florentine Tortellini Tuna Salad at room temperature or cold
Pair it with a cold beer or chilled wine and Enjoy!
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