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Penne Nicoise

Penne Nicoise
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If you are looking for a quick family dinner then a Penne Nicoise is the answer. A simple Italian dish that takes a bland tuna and jump starts the flavour. This is a variation of Salad Nicoise and transforms it into a a family meal. Served as a main dish every time for a happy family. This is a lovely vegetarian dish full of vegetables that is hard to beat.

Penne Nicoise

Penne Nicoise

A lovely variation on the classic Salad Niçoise. The pasta and tuna make this a family dinner feast.
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Course: Main Dish, Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Eggs, Pasta, Seafood, Tuna, Vegetables
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 304kcal



  • Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 8 -10 minutes.
  • Add the green beans and continue cooking until the pasta is tender but al dente and the green beans are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse with cold running water.
  • Combine the pasta and green beans in a large bowl along with the tomatoes, onion, cucumber, olives, and parsley, tossing to combine.
  • Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper and pour over the pasta mixture, tossing to combine.
  • Garnish the top of the salad with the tuna and eggs and serve at room temperature.


Sodium: 388mg | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 4g | Potassium: 301mg | Cholesterol: 17mg | Calories: 304kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fat: 16g | Protein: 12g | Carbohydrates: 29g