Pasta salad with tuna

Pasta salad with tuna

This simple and quick recipe makes a great light lunch that's full of classic Italian flavours.

By , 21 September 2015

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Pasta salad with tuna
  • 25 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £1.30 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 187g serving contains
  • Energy

    1717KJ

    410KCAL

    21%
  • Fat

    14.3g

    med

    20%
  • Saturates

    2.3g

    low

    11%
  • Sugars

    3.3g

    low

    4%
  • Salt

    1.8g

    med

    30%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 918kJ/219kcal.
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 225g conchiglie pasta (or rigatoni)
  • 400g can tuna in brine, drained
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 2 tbsp capers, rinsed
  • 10 Asda Extra Special Sun Kissed Tomatoes (deli), halved
  • 50g Asda Extra Special Mixed Olives (deli), halved if large
  • A few basil leaves, shredded, plus extra, to garnish
Method
  • Whisk the oil, vinegar and mustard together. Add the chilli, then set aside. Cook the pasta, then drain. Run under a cold tap and drain again.

  • Tip the pasta into a bowl. Add the dressing and toss. Flake the tuna and stir into the pasta with the onions, capers, tomatoes, olives and basil.

  • Garnish with basil leaves and serve with crusty bread for a more filling meal.