Healthy tuna pasta with salad

Healthy tuna pasta with salad

In ten minutes, you can have a delicious, high-protein, low-fat tuna pasta supper.

Each serving provides 312kcal, 18g protein, 25g carbohydrates (of which 6g sugars), 14g fat (of which 4g saturates) 7.5g fibre and 1.4g salt.


  • 150g/5oz whole wheat pasta, cooked according to packet instructions (to al dente) and drained

  • 150g/5oz olives, chopped

  • 150g/5oz canned tuna, drained

  • 75g/2┬Żoz parmesan, grated

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley

For the salad
  • 3 carrots, grated or sliced into ribbons using a vegetable peeler

  • 1 cucumber, seeds removed and grated or sliced into ribbons using a vegetable peeler

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

Preparation method

  1. Place the cooked penne into a large bowl with all the other ingredients (the residual heat from the pasta will heat the other ingredients to give you a warm pasta dish).

  2. Place the grated carrot, cucumber and chopped tomatoes into a separate bowl and mix together.

  3. Serve both bowls of salad together at the table.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

Less than 10 mins cooking time

Serves 5

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