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Tuna salad with whole wheat pasta

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Tuna salad with whole wheat pasta


For the tuna salad

  • Boil the pasta in a pot full of boiling, salted water. When ready, drain and rinse with cold running water.
  • Place a pan over heat and let it get hot. Add the olive oil, tuna and pepper. Sauté.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the cream cheese, mustard, honey, salt, pepper, lime zest and lime juice.
  • Finely chop the cucumber, sun dried tomatoes, bell peppers, the green part of the spring onions, parsley and mint. 
  • Add them to the bowl along with the corn, tuna from the pan, grated cheddar and the cool pasta.
  • Serve with a barley rusk cut into small pieces, olive oil and freshly ground pepper.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
38 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
54 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
85 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
23 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
12 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
76 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
48 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
30 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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