Quick pasta Niçoise recipe

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  • Healthy




15 min


10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 300 kCal 15%
Fat 18g 26%

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


  • Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions until al dente, then cool under cold water and drain.

  • Place in a large, shallow serving bowl and combine with the remaining main ingredients.

  • Mix the vinaigrette with the garlic and parsley and drizzle over the salad to serve.

Top tip for making Quick pasta Niçoise

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

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