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
SERVES10
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPELunch
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
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, capsicum, cucumber, tomato, herbs, tuna and lemon juice 
  5. Toss lightly until throughly combined.

Portions

This recipe has been developed for early learning centres.  As such the number of portions reflects small children’s appetites.  This recipe will feed approximately 4-5 adults.

  • ¼ 
    packet, wholemeal pasta
  • ¼ 
    onion, peeled, finely chopped
  • capsicum, finely chopped
  • ½ 
    cucumber, finely chopped
  • tomatoes, finely chopped
  • ½ cup
    fresh herbs, finely chopped
  • 1x 300g 
    can of tuna in spring water, drained and flaked
  • 2 tbsp
    lemon juice
Per
  • Energy
    359kJ
  • Total Fat
    0.8g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.1g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    12.6g
  • Sugars
    2.5g
  • Dietary Fibre
    2.4g
  • Protein
    9.3g
  • Cholesterol
    83mg