Pasta with tuna and vegetables

By admin
08 September 2011

Serves 6

Preparation time: 15 min

Cooking time: 10 min

SALSA 

½ onion, finely chopped

½ green pepper, chopped

1 cucumber, chopped

1 large firm tomato, diced

6 calamata olives, pitted and chopped

1 red chilli, chopped

handful fresh coriander, finely chopped

salt and freshly ground black pepper

juice of 1 lemon

PASTA

250 g wholewheat pasta (or plain pasta)

30 ml (2 T) olive oil

45 ml (3 T) balsamic vinegar

30 ml (2 T) chopped parsley

2 gherkins, grated

2 capers, finely chopped

2 cans (170 g each) tuna in water, well drained

salt and freshly ground pepper

SALSA

Mix the salsa ingredients, cover and set aside.

PASTA

Cook the pasta.

Meanwhile mix the oil, vinegar, parsley, gherkins and capers and add 30 ml (2 T) pasta cooking water.

Put the pasta in a bowl, pour over the sauce and toss.

Leave to cool.

Add the salsa and tuna and toss.

Season with salt and pepper.

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