Shells with Beans and Tuna
Serves 6 to 8
1 pound Medium Shells, Elbow Macaroni or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
1 12 1/4-oz. can chunk light tuna in water, drained
1 16-oz. can kidney or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 medium red onion, chopped
1/4 cup chopped Italian or curly parsley
1/4 cup chopped ripe black olives
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp. grated Asiago cheese
Prepare pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, combine tuna, beans, onion, parsley and olives in a mixing bowl.
In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, salt and pepper.
When pasta is done, drain it well and toss it with the bean mixture. Pour vinaigrette over pasta and toss well. Spoon cheese over pasta and toss gently. Refrigerate and serve cold.