High Protein Tuna Pasta Salad

a fresh take on tuna salad

tuna pasta salad with rocket in a bowl
Goal shape
Total time 20 mins
Difficulty Easy
Nutritional value (per portion)
kcal 602
Protein 65 g
Fat 19 g
CARBOHYDRATES 35 g
Ingredients …

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You will need

200 g Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Lower carb* pasta that's super yummy
4.2/5
£4.99
250g
(£2.00/100 g)
250 g tomatoes, diced
60 g sun-dried tomatoes, drained & roughly chopped
1 tbsp capers
0.5 lemon, zest finely grated
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
160 g tinned tuna, drained, flaked into small pieces
60 g rocket

High Protein Tuna Pasta Salad

a fresh take on tuna salad

By: Izy Hossack
An easy tuna pasta salad to mix up for a high protein, lunchbox-friendly meal with flavors of the Mediterranean.

Preparation

  • Cook the protein pasta in a large pot of salted water until al dente, around 7 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool it down.
  • Add the pasta to a large mixing bowl along with the tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes and capers. Mix in the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil and a pinch of salt.
  • If you’re eating this now, add the tuna and rocket, mix to combine, then serve.
  • If eating another day, store this mixture in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. On the day of eating, mix the tuna and rocket into the pasta before serving.
  • Enjoy!
If you're on a salad kick, try our Quick Chickpea Salad next which is packed with fresh vegetables like tomatoes, cucumber and olives.
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