Perfect as your kid's school lunchbox meal or as a side dish for your mains, this pasta salad is light, delicious and satisfying
Serves 4
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This great pasta salad is brilliant as a lunch for work or school, but you can also serve it as a side dish to grilled or barbecued meats.


  • 250 g small pasta
  • 2/3 cup (200 g) mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 300 g can butter beans, rinsed, drained
  • 100 g roasted capsicum, drained, chopped
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 100 g leg ham, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (55 g) chopped baby green beans
  • 1/3 cup (25 g) parmesan cheese flakes
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

Cook pasta in a large pan of boiling salted water until just tender; drain. Rinse pasta under cold water, then drain well. Transfer pasta to a large bowl and cool.


Add combined mayonnaise and mustard to pasta in bowl.


Stir in butter beans, capsicum, tomato, ham, beans and parmesan. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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