Pasta Salad with Avocado and Tuna
25 MIN
10 MIN
4 to 6

Pasta Salad with Avocado and Tuna


  • ¾ lb (340 g) rotini
  • 1 green onion, cut into a fine julienne
  • 2 avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) mayonnaise
  • 2 cans (7 oz/198 g) oil-packed tuna, drained
  • ½ red bell pepper, seeded and cut into a fine julienne
  • 1 cup (50 g) arugula, thinly sliced


  1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain and toss with a little oil.
  2. Meanwhile, place the green onion in a small bowl and cover with cold water. Drain when ready to serve.
  3. In a large bowl, using a fork, mash 1 avocado with the lemon zest and half of the lemon juice. Add the mayonnaise and mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the cooled pasta.
  4. Thinly slice the other avocado and drizzle with the remaining lemon juice.
  5. Serve the pasta in bowls. Garnish with the tuna, bell pepper, arugula, green onion and slices of avocado.