Tuna and Tortellini Alfresco

Tuna and Tortellini Alfresco

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10 min.
20 min.
4 Servings

This Tuna and Tortellini Alfresco recipe features cheese tortellini paired perfectly with delicate tuna, a trio of minced, fresh green herbs and chopped fresh tomatoes. Surprise your family with this dish seasoned with olive, garlic and balsamic vinegar. Serve warm or cold. Great for entertaining, too.


  • 1 package BUITONI Refrigerated Three Cheese Tortellini (9 oz.), prepared according to package directions, kept hot
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 can (3.8 ounces) sliced ripe olives
  • 1 can (6 ounces) white tuna packed in water, drained and flaked
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil or tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
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COMBINE pasta, tomato, olives, tuna, oil, vinegar, capers, basil, parsley and garlic in large bowl. Serve warm or cold. Season with ground black pepper.

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Canned Tuna Throw Away

The recipe is tasty unless you actually follow it and use canned tuna. Replace with leftover rare-med. rare pan seared cracked pepper Sashimi Grade Tuna.

- Jeff from


This was extremely easy to prepare! Very Flavorful!

- Julie from Knoxville,TN

Black and Green

Great stuff, I sub'ed green olives for black and this was a hit at our family outing.

- Dave from

Very Good

This is delicious. I think it would be particularly good in the summer because it's equally good hot or cold.

- Alison from

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 340
  • Calories from Fat: 140
  • Total Fat: 15g (23% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 3g (16% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 35mg (11% of DV)
  • Sodium: 710mg (30% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 32g (11% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g (15% of DV)
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 19g
  • Vitamin A: 15% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 15% of DV
  • Calcium: 15% of DV
  • Iron: 20% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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