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                         MEDITERRANEAN SUMMER SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fish                             Pasta
                 Salads                           Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    7       oz           Pesto tortellini (1 box)
    6 1/2   oz           Can solid white tuna
                         -- in water, drained
    2       md           Tomatoes -- cut in wedges
      1/2   lb           Green beans -- trimmed
                         -- blanched to tender crisp
    1       cn           Artichoke hearts (14 oz.)
                         -- drained and quartered
      1/3   c            Nicoise olives
    2       tb           Thinly sliced sun-dried
                         -tomatoes
    1       sm           Red onion -- cut in thin rings
    2       tb           Thinly sliced fresh basil
    1       sm           Head romaine lettuce
                         -----DRESSING-----
    2       tb           White wine vinegar
    1       t            Chopped capers
    1       t            Anchovy paste or
    2                    Anchovy fillets -- mashed
    1       t            Dijon mustard
      1/4   ts           Freshly ground pepper
                         Salt -- to taste
      1/2   c            Olive oil
 
   Cook tortellini in large pot of rapidly boiling salted
   water.  Boil for about 25 minutes or until tender,
   stirring occasionally.  Drain.
   
   Arrange tuna, tortellini and vegetables on bed of
   lettuce.
   
   In a small bowl, combine vinegar, capers, anchovy
   paste, mustard, pepper and salt.  Slowly whisk oil
   into the mixture until well combined. Drizzle over
   salad or serve on the side.
   
   Yield: 4 to 6 servings.
   
   On back of 7 oz. box Amore brand cheese tortellini.
   Distributed by Liberty/Ramsey Imports, Universal Foods
   Corp., Carlstadt, NJ 07072. Posted by Cathy Harned.
  
 
 
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