Rating: 5 stars
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This easy, high-protein meal comes together quickly following an after-work workout. If you exercise at midday, save leftovers for lunch.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2014


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Caroline Cunningham

Recipe Summary

23 mins
23 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces tuna and about 1 cup bean mixture)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook green beans in boiling water 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain well.

  • Combine oil, next 6 ingredients, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl; stir with a whisk. Stir in beans, chickpeas, and tomatoes; toss. Sprinkle with walnuts, cheese, and olives.

  • Sprinkle tuna with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add tuna to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Divide bean mixture evenly among 4 plates; top with sliced tuna.

Chef's Notes

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutrition Facts

381 calories; fat 14.7g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 3.1g; poly fat 7.4g; protein 37g; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 46mg; iron 3mg; sodium 518mg; calcium 120mg.