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Pasta Nicoise
Pasta Nicoise
  • Serves: 8

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The eggs, pasta and tuna in this bright and healthy French-style lunchtime salad will help to keep you alert and full until dinner time


  • 200g (7oz) short pasta shapes
  • 3 eggs, boiled, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 200g (7oz) French beans, trimmed and blanched
  • 200g (7oz) can tuna, drained and flaked
  • 300g (10oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 150g (5oz) black olives
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 8tbsp ready-made vinaigrette
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 3tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Why not make a big batch of this salad for lunch? It'll last you the whole week.


  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions until al dente, then cool under cold water and drain.
  2. Place in a large, shallow serving bowl and combine with the remaining main ingredients.
  3. Mix the vinaigrette with the garlic and parsley and drizzle over the salad to serve.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 300(kcal)
  • Fat 18.0g
  • Saturates 3.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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