Orzo, bean and tuna salad

Orzo, bean and tuna salad

Turn storecupboard staples into this vibrant, nutritious orzo pasta salad with roasted red peppers and black olives
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 2
Calories 298 kcal


  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar 
  • 150 g green beans cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 100 g orzo
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tin tuna drained and flaked
  • 3 roasted red peppers from a jar  chopped
  • 12 dry-cured black olives halved
  • a handful dill chopped


  • Put the onions and vinegar in a bowl and season.
  • Cook the beans in boiling salted water for 3 minutes then scoop out with a slotted spoon. Cook the orzo in the same water until just tender then drain, rinse under cold water and drain really well again.
  • Tip the beans, orzo, olive oil, tuna, peppers, olives and dill into the bowl with the onion and season well. Toss together and serve.