Basil tuna pasta salad

Today I am a guest  over at Kelly’s amazing Eat yourself skinny blog.

Kelly is one of the sweetest and most considerate bloggers I have met. She takes the time to visit your blog, read posts and leave sweet comments.

On her blog she shares amazing healthy recipes that make the change into a better life style a  joy. Instead of nibbling on carrot sticks  all day , you have her wonderful recipes to look forward to enjoying without the guilt, like this yummy creation here, here and here

I was really excited  when Kelly asked who would be interested in writing a guest post for her wonderful blog. I volunteered immediately and Kelly was really kind to accept with only one condition,that the recipe be something healthy.

 Basil Tuna pasta salad

1 box brown pasta

1 small can of tuna

1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

1/2 cup pitted chopped olives

1/2 cup corn

10 basil leaves, chopped

Juice of 1 lemon

1 Tbsp mustard


1 tsp. dried oregano

1/4 cup olive oil


Cook the pasta according to manufacturer instructions, drain and set aside

In a bowl whisk the vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, salt and oregano

Slowly drizzle the olive oil while you continue to whisk until an emulsion forms

Add the olives, corn and basil leaves to the pasta

Add the dressing

Toss the ingredients together