- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 11 minutes
- Serving: 4
Nutrition facts (per portion)
- Calories: 528
- Carbohydrate Content: 69g
- Fat Content: 16g
- Fiber Content: 8g
- Protein Content: 23g
- Saturated Fat Content: 3g
- Sodium Content: 1.2g
- Sugar Content: 5g
Lunchbox pasta salad
- pasta - 400g pasta
- pesto - 4-5 tbsp fresh pesto
- mayonnaise - 1 tbsp mayonnaise
- greek-yogurt - 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
- lemon - 1/2 lemon, juiced
- mixed-cooked-veg - 200g mixed cooked veg such as peas, green beans, courgette (chop the beans and courgette into pea-sized pieces)
- cherry-tomatoes - 100g cherry tomatoes, quartered
- chicken - 200g cooked chicken, ham, prawns, hard-boiled egg or cheese
- Cook the pasta in boiling water until it is al dente, so about 11 mins, but refer to the pack instructions. Drain and tip into a bowl. Stir in the pesto and leave to cool.
- When the pasta is cool, stir through the mayo, yogurt, lemon juice and veg. Spoon into lunchboxes or on to pasta plates and put the cooked chicken or protein of your choice on top. Chill until ready to eat if intended for a packed lunch.
Lunchbox pasta salad recipe is suitable for 4 people, it takes only 11 mins and it has pasta, pesto, mayonnaise, greek yogurt, lemon, mixed cooked veg, cherry tomatoes and chicken.