1/4 cup fat-free Italian dressing
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
2 cups small shell pasta
1 6-oz can albacore tuna in water, drained, flaked
1 cup diced tomatoes
1/2 avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
1/4 cup sliced red onion
4 leaves green leaf lettuce, rinsed
2 large black olives, sliced
In a small bowl, combine the dressing, basil, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water, and drain.
In a large bowl, combine the pasta, tuna, tomato, avocado, and red onion. Add dressing and toss together to evenly coat.
Line 4 plates with lettuce leaves, spoon on salad and garnish with olive slices.