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Layered Rainbow Salad Pots

julio 11, 2022

Give kids two of their five-a-day and a dose of vitamin C with these colourful rainbow pots of tuna salad, ideal for a lunchbox, or summer picnic.

350g pasta shapes (De Cecco is a good brand that stays nice and firm)
200g green beans , trimmed and chopped into short lengths
160g can tuna in olive oil, drained
4 tbsp mayonnaise
4 tbsp natural yogurt
½ small pack chives , snipped (optional)
200g cherry tomatoes , quartered
1 orange pepper , cut into little cubes 195g can sweetcorn, drained

Cook the pasta until it is still a little al dente (2 mins less than the pack instructions) and drain well. Cook the green beans in simmering water for 2 mins, then rinse in cold water and drain well. Mix the tuna with the mayonnaise and yogurt. Add the chives, if using.

Tip the pasta into a large glass bowl or four small ones, or four wide-necked jars (useful for taking on picnics). Spoon the tuna dressing over the top of the pasta. Add a layer of green beans, followed by a layer of cherry tomatoes, then the pepper and sweetcorn. Cover and chill until you’re ready to eat.