White Bean-and-Tuna Salad

Stuff a whole wheat pita with this refreshing salad for a new way to enjoy tuna and beans.

Yield:

about 3 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 261
Caloriesfromfat 22 %
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 3.8 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 23 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 5.5 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 3.7 mg
Sodium 711 mg
Calcium 113 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 (20-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 (6 1/2-ounce) can solid white tuna in spring water, drained and flaked
4 green onions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Lettuce leaves

Preparation

Stir together first 5 ingredients. Add beans, tuna, and green onions, tossing gently to coat. Sprinkle with parsley, and serve over lettuce.

Note:

February 2001