Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad


Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

This is my version of a classic summer comfort food. Tuna and cannellini bean salad is light yet filling. Plus it goes together in a matter of minutes. All that is needed to complete the meal is some good bread and butter.

Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Juice and zest of 1 lemon

3 Tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

salt and pepper to taste

1. Whisk together all ingredients


2 cans tuna in olive oil drained

2 cans cannellini beans drained and rinsed

10-12 cherry tomatoes halved or quartered

1 large shallot minced

6 cups baby arugula

5-6 leaves of basil sliced

1. Combine tuna, beans, tomato and shallots. Toss with dressing.

2. Arrange arugula on 4 plates. Top with salad and garnish with basil



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