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Vegan Tuna
Pasta Salad

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This healthy pasta salad recipe is made with roasted zucchini, olives, and vegan tuna.

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Chickpeas, soy sauce, and nori sheets are blended into a creamy mixture for a quick plant-based alternative to tuna.

A bowl of this pasta salad gives you plenty of fibres, proteins, and unsaturated fats, all in under 500 calories.

Health

Time

30m

Cost

Nutrients

456 kcal

Carbs 67 grams

Sugars 6 grams

Total Fats 12 grams

Saturates 2 grams

Fibers 12 grams

Proteins 17 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

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Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Soy
  • Gluten

Servings

4

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Step 1Part 1

Toss diced zucchini with oil and salt in a baking tray and roast them for 20 minutes at 200°C (390°F).

Ingredients List

Vegan Tuna

Canned Chickpeas300g
Soy Sauce4tbsp
Rice Vinegar3tbsp
Garlic Powder1tsp
Water100mL
Nori Sheets2

Pasta Salad

Zucchini380g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Wholemeal Fusilli Pasta300g
Pitted Olives120g
Capers1tbsp
Lemon Zest1tbsp
Black Pepper1tbsp
Step 1Part 2

Cook the fusilli according to packet instructions. Make sure the pasta is cooked through but firm to the bite.

Ingredients List

Vegan Tuna

Canned Chickpeas300g
Soy Sauce4tbsp
Rice Vinegar3tbsp
Garlic Powder1tsp
Water100mL
Nori Sheets2

Pasta Salad

Zucchini380g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Wholemeal Fusilli Pasta300g
Pitted Olives120g
Capers1tbsp
Lemon Zest1tbsp
Black Pepper1tbsp
Step 1Part 2

Then, drain and set aside.

Ingredients List

Vegan Tuna

Canned Chickpeas300g
Soy Sauce4tbsp
Rice Vinegar3tbsp
Garlic Powder1tsp
Water100mL
Nori Sheets2

Pasta Salad

Zucchini380g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Wholemeal Fusilli Pasta300g
Pitted Olives120g
Capers1tbsp
Lemon Zest1tbsp
Black Pepper1tbsp

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Step 2

In a food processor, pulse chickpeas with soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic powder, water, and flaked nori sheet into a paste that looks like mashed tuna. Then, season with salt to taste.

Ingredients List

Vegan Tuna

Canned Chickpeas300g
Soy Sauce4tbsp
Rice Vinegar3tbsp
Garlic Powder1tsp
Water100mL
Nori Sheets2

Pasta Salad

Zucchini380g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Wholemeal Fusilli Pasta300g
Pitted Olives120g
Capers1tbsp
Lemon Zest1tbsp
Black Pepper1tbsp

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Step 3

In a salad bowl, combine pasta, zucchini, vegan tuna, olives, and capers. Give it all a good stir and garnish with lemon zest and black pepper.

Ingredients List

Vegan Tuna

Canned Chickpeas300g
Soy Sauce4tbsp
Rice Vinegar3tbsp
Garlic Powder1tsp
Water100mL
Nori Sheets2

Pasta Salad

Zucchini380g
Extra Virgin Olive Oil2tbsp
Wholemeal Fusilli Pasta300g
Pitted Olives120g
Capers1tbsp
Lemon Zest1tbsp
Black Pepper1tbsp

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