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12/03/2013 at 11:46
My friend is coming for lunch tomorrow with her 2 kids and as I usually do very boring lunches of sandwiches or scrambled egg on toast or soup for me and the girls, I thought I'd better make more effort for our visitors!! I fancy doing some sort of pasta salad, just something easy and straightforward, has anyone got any foolproof recipes to share with me please??? Thank you!
12/03/2013 at 11:48
I used one of those Dolmio stir in sauces on Sunday - the kids demolished the bowl! I've never seen pasta get eaten so fast in my life. It was a simple tomato & basil one.
Otherwise they love tuna pasta with peppers, onion and sweetcorn. Nothing fancy. Keep it simple.
12/03/2013 at 11:49
LIam loves pasta with Philly, sweetcorn, peas and ham
12/03/2013 at 12:00
Oooh is that hot or cold Fi? We never have philly but might be a quick dinner H can do the kids when I start my new job.
12/03/2013 at 12:01
Thanks. Belle do you use mayo or anything in the tuna pasta as I'm always wary of pasta salads being too dry?
12/03/2013 at 12:02
Definitely sounds like one to try Kellfi, does it work best hot or cold?
12/03/2013 at 12:10
I do pasta, red kidney beans, peppers, sweetcorn and tuna. Then to make it a bit moist i've been using fat free fromage frais rather than mayonaise, i've also used the hellmans fat free dressing that they do too.
12/03/2013 at 12:13
thanks chids I wouldn't have thought of using kidney beans my kids love them.
12/03/2013 at 13:04
Yep mayo, def mayo. We use Asda Extra light so it's only something like 30cal per tablespoon.
12/03/2013 at 13:10
I just use tuna and sweetcorn! Yum, making me hungry now! Sometimes I do come chicken bacon and sweetcorn. We use that mayo too Belle, Tastes fine! PJ xx
12/03/2013 at 13:42
12/03/2013 at 13:47
PJ I prefer it to full fat claggy mayo.
12/03/2013 at 14:52
Hottish, cook and drain the pasta, drain well, stir in the Philly, ham, peas and sweetcorn, the longest thing is waiting for the pasta to cook lol. H makes it a lot for L when I am at work
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