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
Pasta salad with tuna
  • Ready in: 25 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £1.30 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 187g serving contains
  • Fat med
    14.3g
    20%
  • Saturates low
    2.3g
    11%
  • Sugars low
    3.3g
    4%
  • Salt med
    1.8g
    30%
  • Energy 1717KJ 410KCAL
    21%
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.