Easy Pasta Salad Meal Prep Recipe

Simple meal prep that will save you time & effort? Completed it.

If you’re anything like us, suddenly it feels like someone’s pressed fast forward on life after a year or so of things being on pause. Now social events, work commitments, and a renewed training plan all have to battle it out for space in the diary, which means good planning is key to stay on top of things.

That’s why we’re serving up this super-simple meal prep recipe to help you get ahead for the week. As well as being incredibly easy to whip up in under 20 minutes, this pasta salad is surprisingly satisfying and will keep you fuelled for all your afternoon activities.

Try this tasty recipe now for the ultimate time-saving lunch solution.

Serves 3


  • 200g cooked pasta
  • 2 cans tuna
  • 1 tin sweetcorn (100g)
  • 2 carrots (shredded)
  • 1 yellow pepper (diced)

For the dressing:

  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lemon (juice & zest)
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste


1) First, make the dressing by adding the oil, lemon juice & zest, garlic powder, and salt & pepper to a small bowl and mixing well.

2) Next, add your cooked pasta to a large bowl and then add the shredded carrot, sweetcorn, diced pepper, and drained tuna. Pour the dressing over the top and then use a large spoon to carefully mix everything together so it’s all evenly distributed.

3) Portion up into 3 meal prep containers and store in the fridge for the next few days. Lunch sorted.

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Lauren Dawes

Lauren Dawes

Writer and expert

Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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