Tuna pasta salad

Here's a light and easy-to-prepare tuna pasta salad recipe. Make a batch for the week and eat it for lunch.

Tuna pasta salad
SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE-
MEAL TYPELunch
TIME TO MAKE-
MEAL TYPELunch

Method

  1. Fill a large pot with water and bring to the boil.
  2. Stir in the pasta, return to a boil. Leave uncovered, stirring occasionally until the pasta has cooked through.
  3. Drain and rinse the pasta in cold water.
  4. In a large bowl, mix cooked pasta with onion, lemon juice, capsicum, spring onion, cucumber and tuna.
  5. Toss lightly until throughly combined

Portions

Ensure portion sizes are appropriate for the age of the children. Serve half the amount for younger children or a smaller portion.

  • 300 g
    wholemeal pasta
  • 1/4 
    onion, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1/2 
    lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 
    red capsicum, seeded, finely chopped
  • stem onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 
    cucumber, finely chopped
  • 300 g
    tuna, canned in springwater, drained