Hot pasta salad

Hot pasta salad

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(5 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This a good source of vitamin C and packed full of veg. Take some to work

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal476
  • fat17g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs64g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre4g
  • protein21g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 300g penne
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • juice ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 200g can tuna in olive oil
    Tuna

    Tuna

    tune-ah

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

  • 2 red pepper, deseeded and thinly slices
  • 1 red onion halved and finely sliced
  • large handful rocket leaves
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

Method

  1. Cook pasta according to pack instructions. Meanwhile, tip the mayonnaise, lemon juice and 1 tbsp of the tuna oil into a large bowl and mix. Drain the rest of the oil from the tuna, then flake the fish into the bowl and mix well.

  2. Drain the pasta and toss it with the mayonnaise mixture, peppers and onions. Scatter over the rocket just before serving.

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Comments, questions and tips

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lexi99
3rd Jan, 2011
I make this without the lemon juice and I love it, its one of my favourite quick dinners but will definately try it with the lemon juice and the celery as someone suggested. Yum!
vicwiggers
28th Apr, 2010
2.05
I'd say less red onion!
angelafield
5th Nov, 2008
Didn't have any rocket so I left it out, also added some celery which gave it a really nice crunch. I preferred the taste of this when it was chilled and I had it for a packed lunch the next day, instead of hot.
jackiehall
20th Oct, 2008
5.05
Great easy, fast and tasty lunch.
katyrouth
11th Apr, 2008
4.05
I left out the rocket, as I'm not a fan, but this was lovely and so fast. If you're not a big onion fan try reducing the amount or lightly cooking it first, as the flavour is quite strong.
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