Warm tuna pasta salad

Mix and match the vegies in this pasta salad that's both tasty and nutritious. Make sure to make a big batch for a cold snack the next day.

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Warm Tuna Pasta Salad


  • 500 gram spiral pasta
  • 2 425g cans tuna in oil
  • 440 gram can corn kernels, drained
  • 1 medium (200g) red capsicum, sliced thinly
  • 1 small (100g) red onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 sticks (150g) celery, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup (75g) mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon plain yoghurt
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon seeded mustard
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • 1
    Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until just tender, drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, drain tuna, reserve 2tbsp of the oil. Combine pasta, tuna, corn, capsicum, onion, celery and parsley in a large bowl.
  • 3
    Combine mayonnaise, yoghurt, garlic, rind, juice, mustard and reserved tuna oil in a small bowl or jug. Add to pasta mixture, toss gently. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

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