Orzo, bean and tuna salad

Orzo, bean and tuna salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Turn storecupboard staples into this vibrant, nutritious orzo pasta salad with roasted red peppers and black olives


Try this easy orzo pasta salad recipe using red onion, green beans, orzo, tuna, roasted red peppers and black olives. Also check out our niçoise salad and tuna wraps, as well as more quick and easy pasta salad ideas



  • red onion ½, finely chopped
  • sherry vinegar 2 tbsp
  • green beans 150g, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • orzo 100g
  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • tuna 1 tin, drained and flaked
  • roasted red peppers from a jar 3, chopped
  • dry-cured black olives 12, halved
  • dill a handful, chopped


  • Step 1

    Put the onions and vinegar in a bowl and season.

  • Step 2

    Cook the beans in boiling salted water for 3 minutes then scoop out with a slotted spoon. Cook the orzo in the same water until just tender then drain, rinse under cold water and drain really well again.

  • Step 3

    Tip the beans, orzo, olive oil, tuna, peppers, olives and dill into the bowl with the onion and season well. Toss together and serve.

Make magic with a tin of tuna

Tuna and Caper Spread

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 298
  • Fat 11.9g
  • Saturates 1.7g
  • Carbs 26.6g
  • Sugars 4.3g
  • Fibre 5g
  • Protein 18.7g
  • Salt 0.7g