Pasta with tuna and vegetables

By admin
06 June 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 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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