Tuna pasta salad

gut health healthy lunch lunch recipe salad Feb 13, 2024

This delicious tuna pasta salad uses ingredients like extra virgin olive oil, plenty of herbs, and lots of veggies to provide you with plenty of mood-boosting nutrients. Did we mention it’s super quick to throw together too?

1 cup cooked wholemeal pasta

1 cup chopped spinach

1 tin tuna in springwater

1 tbsp chopped parsley, finely chopped

¼ cup tomatoes, chopped

¼ cup cucumber, chopped

1 tbsp red onion, chopped

¼ cup capsicum, chopped


Lemon vinaigrette:

1/2 tbsp Lemon juice

1 tsp Dijon mustard

½ tsp Black pepper

1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

1/2 tbsp Italian herbs



  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Once ready, rinse under cold water, drain, and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the vinaigrette ingredients together.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, spinach, tuna, parsley, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and capsicum and combine. Store in the fridge, covered, for at least an hour before enjoying.