Lunch box pasta salad

Lunch box pasta salad


  1. Cook pasta in a large pan of boiling salted water until just tender; drain.
  2. Rinse pasta under cold water, then drain well.
  3. Transfer pasta to a large bowl and cool.
  4. Add combined mayonnaise and mustard to pasta in bowl.
  5. Stir in butter beans, pepper, tomato, ham, beans and parmesan. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve in a lunch box with a fork.

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Quick, easy and tasty, this pasta dish is perfect for lunch on the go


250g (9oz) small pasta
200ml (9floz) mayonnaise
2 tsp wholegrain mustard
300g (10 1/2oz) can butter beans, rinsed, drained
100g (4oz) roasted pepper, drained, chopped
250g (9oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
100g (4oz) leg ham, coarsely chopped
55g (2oz) chopped baby green beans
30g (1oz) parmesan cheese flakes
Salt and freshly ground pepper


Time: 15 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition: n/a