This mayo-free tuna pasta salad is the answer if you're not a mayonnaise fan and love a cold tuna pasta salad for lunch on a hot summer day.
Tuna pasta salad without mayonnaise
This healthy tuna salad is more of a green salad than pasta salad as you only use one cup of pasta but two cups of arugula. It contains almost 25 grams of protein, making it great for a light lunch. Delicious, filling, and perfect for lunch – it's adult tuna salad! Some other canned tuna salad recipes you might like include chickpea tuna salad, Italian tuna and natural rice salad (Riso e Tonno), and canned tuna ceviche.
Tuna Pasta Salad
Preparation time: 10 Minutes
Cooking time: 0 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes
This mayonnaise free tuna pasta salad is the answer if you're not a mayonnaise fan and love a cold tuna pasta salad for lunch on a hot summer day.
- 5 ounce Canned white tuna, drained
- 1 tablespoon Capers, drained
- 1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar
- 2 cups arugula
- 1 Cup boiled wheat noodles, of 2 oz dry (or GF pasta)
- fresh black pepper
- 1/2 ounce freshly grated parmesan
Mix the tuna with capers, oil, vinegar, rocket, pasta and pepper in a large bowl.
Divide between two plates and sprinkle with grated parmesan.
Portion: 1/ 2 of the recipe, Calories: 271.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 23G, Protein: 24.5G, Fat: 10.5G, Saturated fatty acids: 12thG, Cholesterol: 37mg, Sodium: 463mg, Fiber: 3.5G, Sugar: 1.5G
Blue Smart Points: 6th
Green smart points: 6th
Purple Smart Points: 6th
Points +: 7th
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