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Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

We love how arugula pairs with this fresh tuna salad. You can stir 2 cups shredded arugula into the salad and serve it on crackers.

Southern Living JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 cups
  • Prep time:20 Minutes


  • 1 (12-oz.) aluminum foil pouch light tuna chunks in water
  • 1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Assorted flatbread or pita wedges
  • Arugula
  • Feta cheese


1. Stir together first 12 ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve with flatbread, arugula, and feta.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used StarKist Flavor Fresh Pouch Chunk Light Tuna In Water.


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