Pesto rice salad with tuna
Pesto rice salad with tuna is a summer mediterranean salad so perfect to make ahead and enjoy in one of those lazy summer days. Made with rice coated with pesto, canned tuna, cherry tomatoes and sweet corn, this salad is the perfect weeknight meal.
rice for salads
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt & pepper
Cook the rice al dente according to the package instructions.
Place the rice onto a large bowl, add the pesto, salt, pepper and mix to coat evenly. Let it cool completly.
Discard the oil in the canned tuna and add the meat to the bowl.
Add cherry tomatoes and corn (discard the liquid).
Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, some vinegar (add first 1 spoon, then adjust to taste).
Tear basil with your fingers and add to the salad. Mix everything for one or two minutes, adjust salt and serve.
Maricruz Avalos F.