Tuna Pasta! A Weekly Treat For Me!

Tuna with veg and pasta bound together with a bit of mayo.

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  • 1. Stick your dried pasta in a pan with boiling water and a little salt. (most brands cook for about 10-13 mins).
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  • 2. While the pasta is cooking start to finely chop the spring onions. Also cut the peppers into cubes, entirely depending on how you prefer them to be. 2x2cm is fine. Chop up a side salad of your choice ready.
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  • 3. Drain the tin of tuna easiest way is to take the lid off and use the lid to press down and squeeze all the water out. Once it is drained put in a bowl and use your fingers to separate the chunks into small pieces, if you don’t want to get your hands dirty just use a spoon. Make sure it’s fine and separated.
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  • 4.Once the pasta is cooked drain it off and keep warm.
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  • 5. In a large bowl stick about half your pasta in along with half the tuna and onions and peppers. Mix.
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  • 6. Put the next half of all your ingredients in and mix well.
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  • 7. Next it is time to bind the mixture together with mayonnaise, 2-3 desert spoons may seem like a lot but it is needed and is not overly strong.
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  • 8. Season with a little salt and a fair amount of pepper, mix again and serve with salad. Doesn’t take long and is fairly inexpensive and healthy.
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  • – if your not a fan of mayo then you can use salad cream or not use any. It still tastes great but i love the mayo and the way it binds it all together.
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  • – for a bit of spice add some encona smooth pepper sauce. It’s sooo gooood!.