Italian pasta salad
10 minutes preparation + 10 minutes cooking
8 serves of vegies in this recipe
2½ cups pasta shapes (spiral or bows)
1 punnet cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
12 black olives, pitted and sliced
1 green capsicum, seeded and diced
6 button mushrooms, sliced
½ cup snow peas, strings removed and sliced
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 tablespoon lemon juice
185g can of tuna in spring water, drained
½ cup low-fat Italian salad dressing*
Freshly ground or cracked black pepper, to taste
- Cook pasta according to packet directions.
- Toss tomatoes, olives, capsicum, mushrooms, snow peas, parsley, lemon juice and tuna together.
- Mix through pasta.
- Pour the dressing over salad and add pepper to taste.
Hint: Look for low-fat or fat-free dressings in the dressing section at the supermarket.
Variation: For best results use Italian parsley when available.
Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia 2010, reproduced with permission.