Tuna and Green Bean Pasta Salad: Perfect for You!

Updated: 22.07.2022 – 16:25

Easy fare for warm days
Pasta salad with tuna and green beans: simply delicious!


Photo: StockFood / PhotoCuisine / Swalens, Tom

Don’t feel like cooking a big meal? So how about our Green Bean and Tuna Pasta Salad?

Sometimes all you need is a pasta salad. The good thing about this simple dish is that it is very versatile and can be made with almost any ingredient. Today’s menu: Pasta salad with tuna and green beans. Enjoy your meal!

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 350 gr
  • salt
  • 350 g of green beans
  • 350 g of grape tomatoes
  • 3 spoons of olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (white)
  • 185 g of tuna (natural and canned (in its own juice))
  • salt
  • Pepper (black and fresh ground)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (flat and chopped)

Approx per serving:

  • 521 calories
  • 73 grams of carbohydrates
  • 26 grams of protein
  • 12 grams of fat

Preparation time:

  • about 15 minutes (plus 20 minutes of baking time and 30 minutes of resting time)

And here’s how it’s done:


  1. Cook the farfalle in boiling salted water until al dente, according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain well. Clean the beans and cook in boiling salted water for six minutes. Rinse in ice water and cut in half crosswise and lengthwise.
  2. Wash the tomatoes and chop them finely. Put hot olive oil in a pan, melt without stirring for five minutes and wait until it cools.
  3. Mix all prepared ingredients with vinegar and strained tuna and leave to rest for 30 minutes. If necessary, taste again, arrange on plates and sprinkle with parsley.


That’s it! Not bad, right? We haven’t had such delicious food in such a short time for a long time. It’s really versatile, our pasta salad with tuna and green beans.


By the way: our colorful ravioli salad, farfalle, pasta salad with sliced ​​ham and corn or our colorful pasta salad with beans and radishes are also incredibly tasty and perfect for all occasions. All three recipes are hearty suggestions.

If you still haven’t found a good one, we certainly have many, many more pasta salad recipes for you. Please take a look at our theme page or gallery. Or both!


Watch out: Do you cook your pasta and usually throw away your pasta water? Don’t be! In our video, we show you what else you can do with the wonderful water.



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