Tuscan Tuna Salad


This hearty, flavorful salad needs only crusty multigrain bread to make it complete.

Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 lemon

  • 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained

  • 2 5 ounce cans albacore tuna packed in oil, undrained and broken into chunks

  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion

  • 4 cup arugula or mixed spring greens, lightly packed (5 ounces)

  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

  • Salt

  • Ground black pepper


  1. Finely shred 1 teaspoon peel from the lemon. Juice the lemon.

  2. In a large bowl combine cannellini beans, tuna, and onion. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, arugula, and tomatoes; toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

    Tuscan Tuna Salad in gray bowl
    Andy Lyons

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

181 Calories
4g Fat
19g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 181
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 544mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 13.8mg 69%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 377mg 8%
Folate, total 30.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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