So it's back to work and easily transportable salads time! This easy and delicious pasta salad fits the bill perfectly and it contains oily fish, hitting that Vitamin D spot too!
Smoked Mackerel Pasta Salad with a Lemon Yoghurt Dressing
(from the Good Food Channel)
250g dried pasta shapes
4 peppered smoked mackerel fillets, flaked
200g natural yogurt
1 tbsp horseradish,
1/2 lemon, juice only
1 tbsp snipped fresh chives
100g cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 little gem lettuce
Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and run under the cold tap, drain well. Tip into a large bowl and add the spring onions and mackerel
To make the dressing, put the yoghurt in a small bowl and stir in the horseradish, lemon juice and chives. Season to taste. Gently fold into the salad and then stir in the tomatoes. Arrange 3-5 gem leaves in the centre of each plate and place the mackerel salad on top and serve.