Tuna Penne


100gm penne
95gm tinned tuna in oil
2 tblsp mayonnaise
1 tblsp dijon mustard
juice of half a lemon
1 tspn dried tarragon
salt and pepper
4 aspargus stalks, sliced diagonally into 5cm lengths
2 slices spanish onion, quartered
6 kalamata olives, quartered lengthways
25gm rocket leaves


1. Add penne to pot of boiling, salted water.

2. In a bowl or jug, combine mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, tarragon, pinch of salt and a few grinds of pepper. Stir through to form sauce.

3. Pan fry or grill the asparagus.

3. Layer most of rocket in bottom of a bowl, and add the asparagus.

4. When pasta is cooked (about 12 minutes), drain and add to bowl.

5. Add sauce and stir through.

6. Drain and crumble in tuna, olives, and onion.

7. Garnish with a little more rocket and pepper.

Serves 1.


Green beans is a great substitue for the asparagus – cook the same way.

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