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Tuna pasta salad

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

tuna, onions, tomatoes mixed with bowtie pasta

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Serves
4
Price*
£0.99 Per Serving
Ready in**
25 Minutes

Each 291g serving contains

Nutritional information

Each 291g serving of this recipe contains 562 calories, which is 28 percent of your reference intake for calories.
The sugar is rated Low with 6.5 grams, which is 7 percent of your reference intake for sugar.
The fat is rated High with 23 grams, which is 33 percent of your reference intake for fat.
The saturated fat is rated Low with 4.2 grams, which is 21 percent of your reference intake for saturated fat.
Salt is rated at Low with 0.7 grams, which is 11 percent of your reference intake for salt.
This recipe is 1 of your Daily-Five. skip to ingredients and directions

ENERGY
2,353KJ
562KCAL
28%
FAT
High
23g
33%
SATURATES
Low
4.2g
21%
SUGAR
Low
6.5g
7%
SALT
Low
0.7g
11%
1

of your
5-a-day

of your reference intake
Typical energy values per 100g: 809kJ/193kcal
*Prices are intended as guideline only.
**Cook times are intended as guidelines only.

What it takes

  • 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

How to make it

  1. 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.
  2. Flake the drained tuna into a bowl and stir in the tomatoes, red onion, avocado and cooled pasta combining the ingredients gently.
  3. Whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar and reserved tuna oil. Season and drizzle over the salad. Toss together gently before serving.