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1/2 cup salad oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2teaspoon dried basil, crushed
8 ounces packaged linguine
1 9-ounce package frozen French-style green beans,
cooked, drained, and chilled
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup sliced pitted ripe olives
1 12  -ounce can tuna, chilled and drained
3 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
For salad dressing, in a screw-top jar combine salad oil, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, mustard, paprika, and dried basil.
Cover and shake well to mix; set aside.

Cook linguine in boiling salted water until al dente. Immediately drain in a colander. Rinse with cold water; drain. Pour salad dressing over cooked linguine; toss gently to coat.

Cover and chill in the refrigerator for several hours.

In a salad bowl combine the chilled linguine mixture, green beans, cherry tomato halves, and sliced ripe olives; toss gently to mix.

Break tuna into bite-size chunks; mound atop the linguine mixture. Arrange the sliced eggs around the tuna. Toss gently before serving.

Makes 6 main-dish servings.