Spicy tuna quinoa salad

Spicy tuna quinoa salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4

Ready-to-eat pouches of grain mean you can have a healthy lunch in minutes. Mix with veg and sustainable tuna

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal298
  • fat13g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre7g
  • protein17g
  • salt0.7g
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  • 1 onion, sliced



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

  • 350g pepper, sliced



    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



    Tiny, bead-shaped seeds (although more similarly treated like grains) with a little tail…

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



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


  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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30th Jul, 2016
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.
24th Oct, 2012
used couscou instead of quinoa. used normal size tomatoes and grilled them first, as he doesn't like raw tomatoes. it was very delicious.
5th Sep, 2012
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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