Pasta salad with green beans and tuna

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Pasta salad with green beans and tuna
  • 375 gram large pasta spirals
  • 250 gram green beans, trimmed, halved crossways
  • 425 gram can tuna in oil
  • 1 red capsicum (200g), sliced thinly
  • 3/4 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
Lemon dressing
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Pasta salad with green beans and tuna
  • 1
    Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, until tender; drain. Rinse pasta under cold water; drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave beans until just tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
  • 3
    Drain tuna over small bowl; reserve oil for dressing. Flake tuna in large chunks with fork.
  • 4
    To make lemon dressing, place ingredients with reserved oil in screw-top jar; shake well.
  • 5
    Place pasta, beans and tuna in large bowl with dressing and remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine.

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