Help-yourself Tuna Rice Salad

 

Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish

What you will need

approx 900g/2lb cold cooked rice (about 400g/14oz uncooked rice) Rice r-eye-s Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

400g tuna in springwater Tuna tune-ah A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…

200g frozen petits pois, defrosted

2 red peppers, peeled with a potato peeler, deseeded and diced

3 tomatoes, chopped into small chunks Tomato toe-mart-oh A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

5 spring onions, finely sliced Spring onion sp-ring un-yun Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped

large handful stoned green olives, roughly chopped (optional) Olive ol-liv Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

4 tbsp mayonnaise

juice 1 lemon Lemon le-mon Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

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