Spicy tuna quinoa salad

Spicy tuna quinoa salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Ready-to-eat pouches of grain mean you can have a healthy lunch in minutes - mix with veg and sustainable fish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal298
  • fat13g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre7g
  • protein17g
  • salt0.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 350g pepper, sliced
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 225g pouch ready-to-eat quinoa
    Quinoa

    Quinoa

    keen-wah

    Tiny, bead-shaped, with a slightly bitter flavour and firm texture, quinoa may not be a…

  • 350g cherry tomato, halved
  • handful black olives, chopped
  • 225g jar albacore tuna in olive oil, flaked
    Tuna

    Tuna

    tune-ah

    A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…

Method

  1. Fry the onion and peppers in the oil until soft. Add the chilli and cool slightly.

  2. Mix the quinoa, onion mixture, cherry tomatoes, olives and tuna together. Divide between 4 plates, pour over a little of the oil from the tuna jar, season and serve.

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Comments (3)

AlexRegius's picture
3.75

Changed this a bit as i wanted t for dinner, added Garlic and extrra chilli and cooked slightly the tomatoes and tuna before adding the warm quinoa. was very nice.

pigpigpegpeg's picture
5

used couscou instead of quinoa. used normal size tomatoes and grilled them first, as he doesn't like raw tomatoes.

it was very delicious.

Lola_balola's picture
3

Quite tasty and very filling. Good mix of textures. I cooked onion and pepper in garlic oil and added lots of seasoning - it was tasty enough for lunch.

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