Penne niçoise salad

4-6 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 15 mins
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Turn your favourite healthy salad into a hearty meal.

By Hope Malau December 11 2017
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Ingredients (15)

200 g wholewheat penne pasta
200 g green beans — trimmed
2*185 g tuna — tinned (chunks), drained
head of lettuce — sliced
1 yellow pepper — cubed
200 g cherry tomatoes — quartered
8 olives — black, pitted
1 red onion — thinly sliced
4 eggs — boiled, halved
60 ml lemon juice
15 ml Dijon mustard
2 garlic — cloves, minced
60 ml fresh chillies — 573
fresh mint — handful, chopped
freshly ground black pepper
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1. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, adding the green beans to the pot for the last 3 minutes of cooking time.

2. Place the tuna, lettuce, yellow pepper, tomatoes, olives and onion in a wide bowl.

3. Dressing: Whisk all the ingredients together and season with pepper.

4. Drain the pasta and beans and add to the tuna mixture. Pour over the dressing and toss gently through the mixture.

5. Garnish each serving with a boiled egg and serve immediately.

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