Pasta/Tuna Salad on Spinach

Makes 2 dinner servings

  • 4 ounces (dry weight) fusili or rotini pasta
  • 4 ounces (net weight) canned albacore tuna, drained
  • 1 Tbs capers, drained
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, washed and torn into pieces
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • dashes of salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbs freshly shredded light parmesan cheese
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, mix tuna with capers, olive oil, vinegar, green onions, salt and pepper.  
  3. Toss pasta into mixure in bowl, and refrigerate till chilled.
  4. To serve, spread 1 cup of spinach leaves on a plate.  Cover with half of the salad mixture and then sprinkle 1 Tbs parmesan cheese over the top.
  5. Repeat with rest of spinach, salad, and cheese.