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Lemony Bean and Tuna Salad

Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Make Ahead. Serve with soft breadsticks and a fruit sorbet.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (6-ounce) can chunk white tuna in water, drained and flaked

Nutrition Information

  • calories 144
  • caloriesfromfat 15 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 14.7 g
  • carbohydrate 15.5 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 355 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well. Add tomatoes, beans, and tuna; toss gently. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

  2. Note: Beans like cannellini beans are low in fat, high in fiber and protein, and packed with vitamins and minerals--all good reasons to include them often in a heart-healthy diet.

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