Wholewheat pasta with lemon, tuna & rocket

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Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10-12 minutes
Serves 4wholewheat pasta


350g wholewheat penne pasta
4 tbsp cold pressed rapeseed oil
150g cherry tomatoes, halved
2 x 130g cans tuna in brine, drained
Juice of 1 lemon
50g rocket

Total cost: £2.97 & cost per serving: 74p


1. Cook the pasta according to pack instructions, then drain.

2. Meanwhile, add the oil to a pan and fry the tomatoes for 1-2 minutes, then stir in the remaining ingredients and pasta, heating until the rocket has wilted. Serve immediately.

Cook’s tip: Serve with freshly grated hard cheese (e.g. Parmesan) sprinkled on the top, or try using different shapes of pasta (e.g. spaghetti), or replace the tuna with canned salmon.


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