Tuna pasta salad

Tuna pasta salad

A colourful combination that's full of goodness and flavour. Try as a refreshing side dish

By , 21 September 2015

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Tuna pasta salad
  • 25 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: 99p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 291g serving contains
  • Energy

    2353KJ

    562KCAL

    28%
  • Fat

    23g

    high

    33%
  • Saturates

    4.2g

    low

    21%
  • Sugars

    6.5g

    low

    7%
  • Salt

    0.7g

    low

    11%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 809kJ/193kcal.
Ingredients
  • 300g farfalle (or other short pasta)
  • 2 x 185g cans Asda Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil, drained, 1 tbsp oil reserved
  • 250g cherry tomatoes (or baby plum tomatoes), halved
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, stoned and cut into small slices
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Method
  • Add the pasta to a large pan of boiling, lightly salted water and boil gently for 10-12 minutes. Drain in a colander and refresh under cold running water. Set aside.

  • Flake the drained tuna into a bowl and stir in the tomatoes, red onion, avocado and cooled pasta combining the ingredients gently.

  • Whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar and reserved tuna oil. Season and drizzle over the salad. Toss together gently before serving.