This protein-packed Mediterranean salad is a summer favorite! Lean tuna, tender white beans form the base of this simple and healthy dish. It works equally well for a lakeside lunch or a light but filling dinner. Add a glass of rosé and you’ll be virtually transported to the south of France or the quaint harbor at Mykonos.
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Mediterranean Tuna Salad with White Beans
- 2 6-ounce cans of water-packed tuna
- 1 15-ounce can Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 4 plum tomatoes diced
- 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
- 2 Tablespoons capers, rinsed
- 1 cup flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
In a large bowl, combine tuna, beans, garlic, tomatoes, olive oil, lemon juice, capers, and parsley. Toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serves 4.
Serve this Mediterranean tuna salad on a large Bibb or Romaine lettuce leaf. Alternately, serve it atop a slice of thick-sliced bread, toasted or grilled with a bit of olive oil. Check out more of our favorite salads here.
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