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
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