Italian Bean and Tuna Salad

For a new take on tuna, team it with a variety of colorful veggies.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

1
can (19 or 15 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans or 1 can (16 oz) navy beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (6 oz) white tuna in water, drained, flaked
1
cup Green Giant™ frozen cut green beans, cooked, rinsed with cold water
1
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
3
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2
cup reduced-calorie or fat-free Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
Lettuce leaves, if desired

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except lettuce. Refrigerate 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 2 Just before serving, place lettuce in serving bowl; spoon salad on lettuce.

Expert Tips

For a different presentation idea, line 4 individual salad plates with lettuce. Spoon salad onto lettuce.

Tuna is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients that may reduce the risk of heart disease.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
530mg
530%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.