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Deli pasta salad

Points® value
Total Time
27 min
15 min
12 min
This tasty mediterranean salad is perfect for a light lunch or meal – it's simple to assemble, yet has plenty of flavour and won't throw your weight loss off track.


White pasta, dry

100 g, bows or spirals

Green Beans

100 g, fine, sliced


1 individual, Romaine or cos, roughly shredded


1 small, red, thinly sliced

Cherry Tomatoes

16 individual, halved

Olives, in Brine

12 individual, black or green

Sainsbury's Italian Milano Salami

80 g, thinly sliced

Parmesan Cheese

20 g, shavings

Basil, fresh

4 leaf/leaves, to garnish

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon(s)

Lemon Juice, Fresh

2 tablespoon(s)

Dijon Mustard

½ teaspoon(s), heaped, or wholegrain mustard


1 pinch, and black pepper, freshly ground


  1. Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling, lightly salted water for 10-12 minutes until just tender, or cook according to pack instructions. At the same time, simmer the green beans in boiling water for 3-4 minutes, then drain them and cool them with cold, running water. Drain and rinse the pasta with cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the pasta, beans, lettuce, red onion, tomatoes and olives. Share between 4 bowls or plates, then arrange an equal amount of salami on top of each salad. Share the Parmesan cheese and basil leaves between them.
  3. To make the dressing, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, mustard and seasoning. Sprinkle over the salads and serve.