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Tuna pasta salad

🍳 20 min

🔥 404 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova

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Tuna pasta salad

14 g

Proteins

64 g

Carbs

10 g

Fats

Servings

Your favorite pasta salad recipe is getting refreshed! 🤩 Tender tuna, salty black olives, sweet cherry tomatoes, and a radiant squeeze of lemon juice make this tuna pasta salad recipe outstanding. The best part? It is excellent for all who want to lose weight! It is well known that lemon juice helps lose weight because of vitamin C and antioxidants that promote good digestion. Lemons also have diuretic properties that help detoxify the body, promoting fat burning. According to experts, this magic potion can significantly speed up the metabolism in the body. Well, have you have you already bought this fruit in stock? 😌🍋

Essential ingredients

  • Red bell peppers chopped

    40 g (¼ cup)

  • Gluten-free pasta

    75 g

  • Olives

    24 g (8 pieces)

  • Canned tuna (in its own juice)

    50 g (0.3 cup)

  • Pine nuts

    8 g (2 tsp)

  • Lemon juice

    5 g (1 tsp)

Ingredients to taste

Basil, Parsley, Salt, Black pepper

How to make

  • 1

    Get a pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta and cook until tender, or as the package label guides.

  • 2

    Whisk oil, pine nuts and juice, and a pinch of salt.

  • 3

    Drain pasta. Add to the bowl with dressing.

  • 4

    Add cut red pepper, tuna, and parsley. Toss well.

  • 5

    Let cool to room temperature. Season with salt and pepper, and serve!

Weight Loss Tips

  • Weight pasta before cooking: In this case, it’s much easier to count how many calories you’ve got from your product.

  • If there is an opportunity, choose bean-based pasta with the most fiber or vegetable noodles instead of the regular ones. These kinds contain fewer carbs.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method

    Boiling

  • Recipe category

    Lunch

  • Recipe cuisine

    Mediterranean

  • Tools

    Pot, Grater

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