Italian Tuna and White Bean Salad

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Italian Tuna and White Bean Salad

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Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Number of Servings: 
6
Recipe Source: 

Taste for Life test kitchen

Ingredients: 
  • 4 c mixed salad greens
  • 1 (15 oz) can white cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can solid white tuna, drained and flaked with a fork
  • 1/2 c pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 of a small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • Tuscan Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
  • Lemon wedges

Tuscan Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 c red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 c extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Directions: 
  1. In a large salad bowl, toss greens with beans, tuna, olives, onion, and tomato. Set aside.
  2. Make Tuscan Vinaigrette. Drizzle desired amount of vinaigrette over salad. Toss again.
  3. Serve immediately with a few lemon wedges.

 

Tuscan Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk together vinegar and oil.
  2. Add shallot, garlic, and basil. Mix to combine.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.