This is one of our standbys. It takes less than 15 minutes to make, keeps well in the fridge, and has a satisfying blend of protein, carbs, and a little veg.
Tuna Pasta Salad
1 box rotini or similar pasta
extra virgin olive oil
2 cans tuna in olive oil, drained
1 green bell pepper, finely diced
1/3 cup basil, chopped
1 can black olives, drained
equal amount Spanish olives
salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
Cook pasta according to box instructions & drain. Add to large serving bowl. Drizzle lightly with olive oil & toss.
Add the tuna, green pepper, basil, and both kinds of olives to pasta bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then toss and mix well. Serve.