Butter Bean and Tuna Pasta Salad

Butter Bean and Tuna Pasta Salad


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About this recipe: This is a delicious pasta salad that is a meal on its own. If you bring this to a picnic, you need little else but a bottle of wine and something sweet for dessert!


Serves: 8 

  • 175g fusilli pasta
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 2 (170g) tins tuna, drained and flaked
  • 90g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2-3 sticks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 100g roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 (400g) tin butter beans, drained
  • 150g mayonnaise
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Boil pasta in salted water for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pasta, eggs, tuna, Cheddar cheese, celery, onion, roasted red pepper and butter beans. Whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice and paprika. Season with salt. Pour dressing over pasta mixture, and mix together.

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