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

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Try this easy orzo pasta salad recipe using red onion, green beans, orzo, tuna, roasted red peppers and black olives. Check out more quick and easy pasta salad ideas here.

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Ingredients

  • 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

Method

  • 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
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