White Bean Tuna Salad Recipe

WHITE BEAN TUNA SALAD RECIPE

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This Tuscan white bean tuna salad recipe is sure to become your favorite tuna salad. It is so easy to make and is packed with flavor. You most likely already have everything to make it in the pantry! The capers and red wine vinegar pack a delicious punch of brightness to the tuna. This tuna salad is bursting with fresh tomatoes and herbs in every bite.

It is perfect for meal prep, added on top of a tossed salad, stuffed in an avocado or tomato, on top of some crusty bread, or just straight out of the bowl. Also, it is great to have on hand when you need a quick snack or a meal. It is packed with protein and fiber and is healthy and filling.

How To Make White Bean Tuna Salad

white bean tuna salad ingredients

To make this white bean tuna salad, drain the albacore tuna. After that, rinse and drain the white cannellini beans. Then, chop the cherry tomatoes and dice the red onion.

white bean and tuna salad

Next, add the albacore tuna, white cannellini beans, tomatoes, red onion, capers, salt, pepper, granulated garlic, parsley, basil, olive oil, and red wine vinegar to a large bowl. Thoroughly combine the ingredients in the bowl and enjoy!

How To Serve Tuna Salad

This white bean tuna salad recipe is versatile and easy to change up. You can eat it as is or add it to a tossed salad, make a tuna melt, stuff a fresh tomato with it, or even enjoy it with a few crackers. The options are endless and we love to give you options!

White Bean Tuna Salad Is Perfect For Meal Prep

If you meal prep, this recipe is for you! This white bean tuna salad recipe can easily be doubled and tastes great after being refrigerated overnight.

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Is White Bean Tuna Salad Healthy?

This white bean tuna salad recipe is healthy. This recipe is high in protein and omega-three fatty acids from the tuna and packed with fiber from the beans. Also, this white bean tuna salad has no mayonnaise ad only a small amount of olive oil. If you want to lighten it up further, you can omit the olive oil.

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WHITE BEAN TUNA SALAD RECIPE

5.0 from 1 vote
Recipe by Shawna Course: SaladsCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

1

minute
Calories

178

kcal

This Tuscan white bean tuna salad recipe is delicious and easy to make. It is perfect for meal prep, stuffed in a tomato, or just straight out of the bowl!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cans of albacore tuna

  • 15 oz can of white cannellini beans

  • 1/2 CUP cherry tomatoes, chopped

  • 1/4 CUP red onion, diced

  • 3 TBSP capers

  • 1/2 TSP salt

  • 1/4 TSP pepper

  • 1/2 TSP granulated garlic

  • 1.5 TSP dried parsley or 1 TBSP chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 TSP dried basil or 1 TBSP chopped fresh basil

  • 2 TSP olive oil

  • 3 TBSP red wine vinegar

Directions

  • Drain the albacore tuna. Then, rinse and drain the white cannellini beans. Also, chop the cherry tomatoes and dice the red onion.
  • Add the albacore tuna, white cannellini beans, tomatoes, red onion, capers, salt, pepper, granulated garlic, parsley, basil, olive oil, and red wine vinegar to a large bowl. Thoroughly combine the ingredients and enjoy!

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Notes

  • This recipe serves 4 and the WW points are per serving. Each serving is about 1 cup of salad.
  • WW Points™: 1 point
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  • Nutritional information is provided as a reference, using an online calculator. We recommend verifying the information independently. It could vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories178
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 5.5g 8%
    • Saturated Fat 0.4g 0%
  • Cholesterol 23mg 8%
  • Sodium 743mg 31%
  • Total Carbohydrate 15.5g 5%
    • Dietary Fiber 4.5g 16%
    • Sugars 1.1g
  • Protein 16.6g 32%

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

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