Herbed Tuna & White Bean Salad
TAKES: 15 min. • MAKES: 4 servings
This is a quick and delicious salad that can be made special for guests—or yourself— by grilling fresh tuna steaks instead of using canned tuna.
—Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, FL
4 cups fresh arugula 1 can (15 oz.) no-salt-added cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers 1/3 cup pitted Nicoise or other olives 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 garlic clove, minced 1/₈ tsp. salt 2 cans (5 oz. each) albacore white tuna in water, drained
Place first seven ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic and salt; drizzle over salad. Add tuna and toss gently to combine.
PER SERVING 319 cal., 16g fat (2g sat. fat), 30mg chol., 640mg sod., 20g carb. (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 23g pro.
Diabetic exchanges: 3 fat, 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.