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Healthy tuna pasta salad – Recipe

In ten minutes, you can serve this healthy tuna pasta as a salad in a packed lunch or for supper.

150g/5oz whole wheat pasta, cooked according to packet instructions (to al dente) and drained
150g/5oz olives, chopped
150g/5oz canned tuna, drained
75g/2½oz Parmesan, grated
2 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley


tuna pasta salad
For the salad
3 carrots, grated or sliced into ribbons using a vegetable peeler
1 cucumber, seeds removed and grated or sliced into ribbons using a vegetable peeler
2 tomatoes, chopped

Place the cooked penne into a large bowl with all the other ingredients (the residual heat from the pasta will heat the other ingredients to give you a warm pasta dish).

Place the grated carrot, cucumber and chopped tomatoes into a separate bowl and mix together.

Serve both bowls of salad together at the table, warm, or refrigerate and mix together for a packed lunch salad.

In other news – President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the nation

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Monday address the nation on the measures currently being undertaken to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

The address by the President follows a meeting of the National Command Council on Sunday, 29 March, which assessed the efficacy of the national lockdown which came into effect on Thursday 26 March.  Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday. Read more

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