- 300g penne
- 4 tbsp mayonnaise
- juice ½ lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 200g can tuna in olive oil
A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…
- 2 red peppers, deseeded and thinly slices
- 1 red onion halved and finely sliced
- large handful rocket leaves
Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…
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.
Drain the pasta and toss it with the mayonnaise mixture, peppers and onions. Scatter over the rocket just before serving.
Make it with riceCARNIVAL RICE: Boil 250g long-grain rice for 15 mins, adding a large handful frozen peas to the water 2 mins before the end. Continue as above, but finely chop the red onion and peppers instead of slicing them. Drain the rice and peas, then toss through the dressing and vegetables, and scatter with rocket.
Frozen vegFrozen vegetables are excellent nutritional value for money. Frozen peas, for example, retain a higher level of vitamin C than fresh peas, because they are blanched and frozen straight from the field, allowing little time for nutrients to be lost.