Tuna and White Bean Salad

Tuna and White Bean Salad Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Serve Tuna and White Bean Salad over mixed greens, or make this tasty salad into sandwiches! Simply mash the beans and spread them inside 4 whole-grain pitas, then stuff in the remaining ingredients.

Yield:

Serves: 4

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 475
Fat 15 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 36 g
Carbohydrate 53 g
Fiber 11 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Sodium 798 mg

Ingredients

2 15-oz. cans white beans, drained and rinsed
1 12-oz. can chunk light tuna packed in water, drained
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved (quartered if large)
1/2 cup pitted black olives, chopped
1 shallot, finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt and pepper
Salad greens, optional

Preparation

In a large bowl, combine beans, tuna, tomatoes, olives, shallot and parsley. Drizzle oil and lemon juice over mixture. Toss well, season with salt and pepper, and serve over greens, if desired.

Note:

August 2013
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