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Tuna Pasta Salad

with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Arugula
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Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna Pasta Salad - Crisp, fresh and filling - this butterfly-shaped pasta looks great on a buffet

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Health Score:
9,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
578
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This pasta salad is good for your whole body, thanks to its high fiber content and the powerful mix of vitamins, minerals, and secondary plant substances this dish offers.

Roast some pine or chopped walnut kernels and sprinkle them over the salad. This will help you replenish unsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E, protecting blood vessels, the heart, and the body's cells. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie578 kcal(28 %)
Protein26 g(27 %)
Fat25 g(22 %)
Carbohydrates58 g(39 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage13.5 g(45 %)
Vitamin A0.9 mg(113 %)
Vitamin D1.7 μg(9 %)
Vitamin E5.1 mg(43 %)
Vitamin B₁0.8 mg(80 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin11.4 mg(95 %)
Vitamin B₆0.7 mg(50 %)
Folate147 μg(49 %)
Pantothenic acid1.9 mg(32 %)
Biotin11.9 μg(26 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.1 μg(37 %)
Vitamin C76 mg(80 %)
Potassium1,395 mg(35 %)
Calcium169 mg(17 %)
Magnesium159 mg(53 %)
Iron5.9 mg(39 %)
Iodine32 μg(16 %)
Zinc3.5 mg(44 %)
Saturated fatty acids5.1 g
Uric acid224 mg
Cholesterol39 mg
Development of this recipe:
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Tuna

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
5 ounces
4 ounces
canned Tuna
2 stalks
1
red Onion
2 ounces
Sun-dried tomatoes (from a jar)
¼ bunch
½
3 tablespoons
Olive oil (best quality)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Can opener, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Whisk

Preparation steps

1.
Tuna Pasta Salad preparation step 1

Cook the farfalle according to package directions in salted water until al dente.

2.
Tuna Pasta Salad preparation step 2

While the farfalle is cooking, drain tuna and cut into pieces.

3.
Tuna Pasta Salad preparation step 3

Rinse celery, trim and remove strings. Peel onion. Cut both into very small pieces.

4.
Tuna Pasta Salad preparation step 4

Drain the sun-dried tomatoes and chop. Rinse arugula, spin dry and cut roughly into small pieces. Drain the farfalle in a sieve and rinse with cold water. Combine farfalle, tuna, tomatoes, arugula, celery and onion and mix thoroughly.

5.
Tuna Pasta Salad preparation step 5

Squeeze lemon. Mix 2 tablespoons lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Whisk together with olive oil and then mix with the salad ingredients. Let stand 15 minutes and season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.