Zingy tuna and wasabi pasta salad

Zingy tuna and wasabi pasta salad
  • Serves icon Serves 2
  • Time icon Ready in 20 min

This Asian-inspired pasta recipe makes a pleasant lunch and a welcome change to a traditional pasta salad.

Ingredients

  • 150g small pasta shapes
  • ½ cucumber
  • 5 spring onions, finely sliced
  • Grated zest and juice of ½ lime
  • 1 can drained tuna
  • 3 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp wasabi paste
  • 1 tsp sesame oil,
  • A handful of pea shoots

Method

  1. Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water as per the packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, roughly chop ½ cucumber and finely slice 5 spring onions. Stir the grated zest and juice of ½ lime and 1 can drained tuna into 3 tbsp light mayonnaise and 1 tsp wasabi paste.
  3. Once the pasta is cooked, drain, refresh in cold water, drain again, then stir through 1 tsp sesame oil, a handful of pea shoots and all the other ingredients.
  4. Spoon half into a container and keep the other half in the fridge for the next day. Makes 2 portions.

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