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Happy Birthday Vivaldi, Waiting for Spring & Farfalle Pasta With Tuna

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copyright 2011 art of living, PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Wishful thinking or the anticipation of Spring’s arrival. Listen to the Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi and you will quickly remember what Spring sounds like and will be anticipating this long awaited season’s arrival!

Happy Birthday Antonio Vivaldi! (Today March 4th is the birthday of Antono Vivaldi)

What could be more elgant and fitting to celebrate than a dish of  farfalle pasta. Farfalle, that means butterfly in Italian, is also a type of pasta that in English is called   Bow Tie Pasta. Farfalle pasta is an elegant pasta shape that goes best with elegant  yet simple ingredients. This recipe combines the pasta with tuna. This is typically a first course dish,

Farfalle con Tonno

from the award winning book The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions-2nd edition

copyright 2011 art of living, PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

(Bow Tie Pasta with Tuna)

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Pinch of salt and black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 8 ounces tuna in olive oil
  • 1 pound farfalle pasta
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

In a small bowl and with wire whisk, mix together olive oil, lemon juice, and pinch of salt and pepper. Cut garlic clove in half, and rub on bottom of large salad bowl. Flake tuna in a separate dish.

Boil pasta until al dente. Drain. Place in large salad bowl and top with dressing and flaked tuna. Toss. Serve with chopped parsley on top.

 For more great recipes get your copy of the Award Winning book The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions-2nd edition

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