Tuna Pasta: The Weekend Blog Hop..

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The children love to have pasta in their lunch boxes instead of sandwiches just lately. Sometimes they get so fed up of having sandwiches everyday for lunch. There is only so many fillings they like and they do get a bit boring. 

Great thing about cold cooked pasta is you can add anything and they never get bored of it. I simply cook a batch of pasta up when making dinner and pop it in the fridge for morning. Easy then to finishing lunch off by adding a few favourite cooked meats or tuna and whatever salad we have in at the time. Lunch complete in a matter of minutes. I also make enough up that it is ready for a few lunch days at a time.

Serve 4 


  • 250g pasta
  • 1 tin of tuna chunks
  • 3-5 tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • Half a cucumber, cubed


  1. Cook pasta according to packet.
  2. Once cooked remove and put through a sieve,, place to pasta on a couple of plates and leave to cool.
  3. Once cold place in a suitable plastic box and place in fridge overnight.
  4.  Cut the cucumber into cubes and add to the pasta.
  5. Drain the tuna and add the mayonnaise to the pasta and cucumber.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Keep stored in a airtight container in the fridge until needed.

Do you like cold pasta with salads? If so what are your favourites ingredients to go in it?

Time for the blog hop. What have you been sharing on your blogs this week?

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Claire Justine
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  1. Tamar SB
    8th January 2016 / 2:02 am

    What a tasty lunch! I do pasta with salmon and peas – so good!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      8th January 2016 / 7:15 pm

      Sounds lovely Tamar 🙂

  2. Sarah CraftInvaders
    8th January 2016 / 9:14 am

    I love Tuna Pasta Salad. We add sweetcorn, and if its just for me I add kidney beans too x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      8th January 2016 / 7:15 pm

      Whoo I love sweetcorn too 🙂 Thanks for linking up..

  3. J. Elle
    8th January 2016 / 2:56 pm

    This looks delicious! Makes me miss pasta and consider how I can possibly convert it to Paleo.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      9th January 2016 / 9:21 am

      Aww, thank you. We love pasta here:)

  4. Lee T
    8th January 2016 / 3:35 pm

    … annnnd now I want tuna pasta and its only 7:30 am. Darn you and your excellent blog post! haha XoLee } LegalLee Blonde

    • Clairejustine oxox
      9th January 2016 / 3:03 pm

      Hehe sorry Lee :):)Thanks for stopping by and linking up 🙂

  5. Chris
    8th January 2016 / 6:49 pm

    Thank you Claire!!Your blog is looking great. I've been by but have not comm.Happy new year and thanks for hosting!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      9th January 2016 / 3:14 pm

      Aww,thanks Chris, lovely to hear from you 🙂

  6. Tas D
    8th January 2016 / 7:13 pm

    I love love love tuna pasta. I usually chuck in some sweet corn and red onion too!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      9th January 2016 / 3:18 pm

      Thanks Tas, whoo I love red onion in mine but the kids pick it out,ha!!

  7. Elegance and Mommyhood
    8th January 2016 / 8:14 pm

    I love tuna pasta. My mom makes some fantastic one. As a matter of fact there is some in the fridge, now I am about to eat. =)

    • Clairejustine oxox
      9th January 2016 / 3:19 pm

      Sound yummy Ada :)Thanks for linking up ..

  8. Camille Griffiths
    9th January 2016 / 6:24 pm

    Looks good! And it seems weird to say this about tuna pasta ingredients, but your photos are beautiful!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      10th January 2016 / 5:56 pm

      Aww thank you Camille 🙂

  9. The Lazy Gastronome
    10th January 2016 / 3:11 pm

    Another great party with some fabulous ideas! Thanks for hosting – See you next week! – would love to have you stop by and share on What's for Dinner!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      10th January 2016 / 5:56 pm

      Thanks for stopping by, will hop over to yours now 🙂

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