Tuna and Macaroni Salad with a Kiwi and Cashew Salad

Tuna and Macaroni Salad with a Kiwi and Cashew Salad

Posted 2017-12-06 by finyfollow

Easy to make, healthy and delicious, this is a great meal for a hot summer night.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients
For the tuna
425 g can tuna
185 g small macaroni
1 red capsicum
½ cup fresh or frozen peas
2 sticks celery
6 black olives, pitted, halved
For the dressing
250 g pkt frozen spinach
½ cup parsley
1 clove garlic
4 anchovy fillets
1 tsp dried basil
About ½ or more, cup oil

For the kiwi salad
2 kiwi fruit, peeled and diced
1 orange, peeled, segmented
3 radishes, thinly sliced
50 g mushrooms, thinly sliced
½ cucumber, thinly sliced
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
Just under ¼ cup cashews
Vinaigrette dressing

Method
For the kiwi salad
  • Mix all the prepared ingredients in a salad bowl.

  • Add the nuts.

  • Stir in the dressing before serving.


  • For the Tuna
  • Drain the tin of tuna.

  • Cut the red capsicum in half and into large pieces.


  • Put the peas and capsicum into the microwave (or a saucepan of boiling water) and cook for a few minutes.

  • Cook the macaroni as per packet instructions.

  • Mix the macaroni, red pepper, peas, tuna, sliced celery and olives together.


  • Add some salt and pepper to taste, though not much salt as you have anchovies in the dressing.

  • For the dressing
  • Thaw the spinach, press out all the liquid.

  • Combine all the ingredients except the oil in a food processor and process until smooth.


  • Gradually add the oil in a thin stream with the motor still running.

  • Process until smooth.

  • Add to the salad, and mix well.


  • Serve with the kiwi salad.

  • Categories
    #salads
    #dinner
    #lunch
    #family
    #healthy
    #kiwi_fruit
    #tuna
    #vegetarian
    #macaroni
    #pasta
    #spinach
    #mushrooms
    #celery

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    229097 - 2023-07-17 10:49:25

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