Healthy tuna pasta salad – Recipe

Healthy tuna pasta salad food recipes

In ten minutes, you can serve this healthy tuna pasta as a salad in a packed lunch or for supper.

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/2½oz Parmesan, grated
2 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley

tuna pasta salad

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 peelee
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped


  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, warm, or refrigerate and mix together for a packed lunch salad.

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